Become an apprentice multiskilled technician at Baldwins of Corby

Following on from our successful apprentice showcase event at our Corby repair site on Saturday (9th June), we are inviting all individuals with a passion for  vehicles, an interest in the motor trade and a desire to join an award-winning bodyshop as an apprentice; to submit their CV to us for the opportunity of becoming a multiskilled vehicle accident repair technician at our Corby repair site.

So, what are we looking for?
We would like two enthusiastic individuals who have a passion for vehicles and the motor trade, to join our accident repair centre in Corby, Northamptonshire as an apprentice Multi-Skilled Vehicle Accident Repair Technician.

About the apprenticeship programme
The programme lasts for 2 years and includes on the job training at our Corby repair centre alongside our expert mentors; plus classroom sessions at EMTEC college in Ruddington, Nottingham.

The course will provide you with the key skills required to repair accident damaged vehicles from start to finish, including:

  • Mechanical, Electrical & Trim (MET): You will learn the strip and refit processes of all main vehicle systems, plus access, remove and reinstall mechanical and electrical components/systems.
  • Panel repair: You will learn to repair and replace panels and carrying out techniques such as welding, plus You will get to use specialist body jigs and tools.
  • Paint: You will learn how to prep and carry out paint refinishing using techniques including; sealing, masking, priming and applying base coat and lacquer.

On successful programme completion, apprentices will gain a full-time position within Baldwins Repair Group.

Entry Criteria
To be accepted onto the programme you must have three GCSEs, or equivalent, including English and Maths. If you have just taken your GCSEs, please include your expected grades in your application.

I’m interested, what happens next?
If you would like to apply for our apprenticeship programme, please forward your CV and a covering letter explaining why you would like to work for us to: recruitment@steer.co.uk.

We invite candidates to attend an interview and skills test. The successful candidates will commence a 1 month trial period with us at Baldwins of Corby.

Peter Randhawa, Group General Manager at Baldwins Repair Group says: “We are true advocates of apprenticeships and we are committed to offering young people great opportunities within the vehicle repair industry. Our past apprenticeship programmes have been extremely positive, and I am pleased to say that all our past apprentices have become full time members of staff with us.

“Many members of the Baldwins team started in the automotive and vehicle repair industry as apprentices and have successful worked their way up the career ladder; so, we understand just how rewarding and powerful apprenticeships can be.

“We realise the accident repair industry needs new blood and we’re committed to attracting enthusiastic individuals with new ideas, the passion to learn and the desire to succeed into the industry.

“As new technologies are continually coming into play and vehicles are transforming rapidly; it really is an exciting and interesting time to be part of the accident repair industry.”

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS – Friday 13th July

Apprentice Showcase at Corby – Saturday 9th June!

We are looking for two enthusiastic individuals with a passion for vehicles and the motor trade, to join our accident repair centre in Corby, Northamptonshire as an apprentice Multi-Skilled Vehicle Accident Repair Technician.

Come along to our apprentice showcase on Saturday 9th June to find out more!

Venue: Baldwins of Corby, Pilot Road, Phoenix Parkway, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17 5YH
Timings: There will be two sessions: 10.30-12.00 and 12.30-14.00.

On the day, you will have the opportunity to try your hand at spray painting in our paint booth, rubbing down filler and stripping and refitting a bumper. Plus there will be competitions with some great prizes up for grabs and demonstrations from our expert team members and suppliers.

We’ll also have on site some of our approved manufacturer and insurer vehicles including the bright pink Sheilas’ Wheels Cadillac!

If you’re interested in coming on the day to find out more, please email nicki.probets@steer.co.uk and state which session you’d like to attend and how many people will be coming along. We look forward to seeing you there!

More about our apprenticeship programme…

The programme lasts for 2 years and includes on the job training at our Corby repair centre alongside our expert mentors; plus classroom sessions at EMTEC college in Ruddington, Nottingham.

The course will provide you with the key skills required to repair accident damaged vehicles from start to finish, including:

• Mechanical, Electrical & Trim (MET): You will learn the strip and refit processes of all main vehicle systems, plus access, remove and reinstall mechanical and electrical components/systems.
• Panel repair: You will learn to repair and replace panels and carrying out techniques such as welding, plus You will get to use specialist body jigs and tools.
• Paint: You will learn how to prep and carry out paint refinishing using techniques including; sealing, masking, priming and applying base coat and lacquer.

On successful programme completion, apprentices will gain a full-time position within Baldwins Repair Group.

Entry Criteria
To be accepted onto the programme you must have three GCSEs, or equivalent, including English and Maths. If you have just taken your GCSEs, please include your expected grades.

I’m interested, what happens next?
If you would like to apply for our apprenticeship programme, please forward your CV and a covering letter explaining why you would like to work for us to: recruitment@steer.co.uk.

We invite candidates to attend an interview and skills test. The successful candidates will commence a 1 month trial period with us at Baldwins of Corby.

We hope to see you on the 9th June!

 

 

Jump start your career at Baldwins Repair Group

We are excited to be launching our new apprenticeship programme, to find two multiskilled technicians to join our Corby Repair Centre.

We’re working with industry charity, AutoRaise, to bridge the skills gap that the industry is currently facing; and invest time and effort in the future employability of young people.

We will be holding a Showcase event at our repair centre in Pilot Road, Phoenix Parkway, Corby in June. Attendees will have the opportunity to find out what the apprenticeship involves, meet the team, past apprentices and partners; plus gain some hands-on experience and take part in competitions.

Peter Randhawa, Group General Manager at Baldwins Repair Group says: “We are true advocates of apprenticeships and we are committed to offering young people great opportunities within the vehicle repair industry. Our past apprenticeship programmes have been extremely positive, and I am pleased to say that all our past apprentices have become full time members of staff with us.

“Many members of the Baldwins team started in the automotive and vehicle repair industry as apprentices and have successful worked their way up the career ladder; so, we understand just how rewarding and powerful apprenticeships can be.

“We realise the accident repair industry needs new blood and we’re committed to attracting enthusiastic individuals with new ideas, the passion to learn and the desire to succeed into the industry.

“As new technologies are continually coming into play and vehicles are transforming rapidly; it really is an exciting and interesting time to be part of the accident repair industry.”