Panel Beater Apprentice

  • Location Kildare
  • Contract Apprenticeship

Fitzpatricks Garage Group is currently recruiting Apprentice Panel Beaters to join our award-winning Accident Repair Centre in Kildare Town.

This four-year apprenticeship is offered in conjunction with SOLAS and involves both on and off-the-job training. Once successfully completed, the apprentice will be awarded a QQI level 6 Advanced Certificate Craft in Vehicle Body Repairs.

Further information on the statutory apprenticeship scheme and minimum entry requirements can be found on

Main responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Stripping damaged vehicles

  • Preparing vehicles for repair work

  • Repairing vehicles to the highest standards

  • Ensuring compliance with established Job Card procedures

  • Communicating all potential issues in advance to the Manager/Supervisor.

  • Ensuring compliance with safe working/operating practices

What are we looking for?

  • You will be diligent and work well under pressure.

  • Be able to work to high standards and be highly motivated to learn.

  • Have a passion for cars with great attention to detail

  • Be able to work well as part of a team.

  • You are required to have a full clean driver's licence.

  • Fluent English

What’s in it for you?

  • An opportunity to train and develop your career in our modern, well-equipped Bodyshop under highly qualified Craftspeople

  • You will have access to specific manufacturer training during your apprenticeship

  • A QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate Craft in Vehicle Body Repairs once successfully completed.

  • You will work on modern vehicles using the latest technology and equipment

  • A generous Tool purchase scheme to help you build your tool kit.

  • On completion of your apprenticeship, you will have the opportunity to join our permanent team, with access to further training, incentive schemes, etc

  • You get to join one of the leading motor groups in the country, offering secure and rewarding employment focused on continuous training and development

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