Royal Mail Fleet Apprentice - North London Bodyshop

Date: 02-Apr-2019

Location: London, GB, NW

Company: Royal Mail Group

Job reference number 103971

Fleet Maintenance Level 3 Apprenticeship - Body Repair Technician

  • Three-year programme, starting September 2019
  • Study a Level 3 apprenticeship standard for Technicians who become skilled in mechanical, electrical and trim (MET), panel repair/replacement plus preparation & paint.
  • £12,400 per year (£1,033pm) to £13,900 per year (£1,158pm) starting salary dependant on age plus location allowance e.g.£325 per month inner London or £233 per month outer London.  and benefits
  • Rising annually to a minimum of £27,900 per year (£2,325pm) on completion of the programme and end point assessment
  • 17 weeks training throughout the programme undertaken in 1-week blocks with an industry leading Apprentice training provider at their designated technical training academy (accommodation and travelling costs are met centrally)
  • Includes driving lessons if required
  • Three GCSEs (or equivalent) including Maths, English and Science, at grade C/4 or higher required
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Closing date: Noon on 3rd May 2019
  • Assessment Centres during May 2019
  • Start in September 2019


About the programme

Vehicle maintenance at Royal Mail isn’t what it used to be, we now do body work on all makes and models of vehicle for the general public and our business customers.   

We repair the body work on 50,000 commercial customer vehicles a year in addition to anything needed by our own fleet of 47,000 vehicles – including 6,000 HGVs & Trailers.  We rely on a crew of vehicle body repair technicians to handle everything from changing a lamp unit to repairing extensive body damage whilst keeping up with rapidly changing vehicle technology including electric vehicles.

Who we’re looking for

Over three years we take individuals with a flair for working with their hands and taking pride in the finished article, and turn them into automotive body repair experts. Our Apprentice Body Repair Technicians become skilled in mechanical, electrical and trim (MET), panel repair/replacement plus preparation & paint. They learn through on-the-job training and classroom learning;

Apprenticeships are an ideal way for all young people to start a rewarding career. We have some great people working at Royal Mail Group and we are keen to inspire and support girls and women to achieve their potential in any role particularly as vehicle maintenance technicians or as engineers, and technical leaders.   Watch the video to see what our current apprentices have to say   


About us

Royal Mail has a clear vision to be recognised as the best delivery company in the UK and across Europe and is one of the UK’s largest employers. Achieving our strategy depends on having the best possible talent at all levels in our business, supported by a culture that gives individuals the opportunity to grow and develop. We live our values and take pride in how we do what we do.

If you share our passion and want to help us deliver to c. 30 million addresses across the UK six days a week, you’ll thrive as a Royal Mail Apprentice. Whether you’re working in Royal Mail Fleet, Planning and Programmes, Finance, Sales, Fleet Management, Engineering, Logistics  or Operations you’ll be pivotal to the future of Royal Mail.





We are an inclusive employer with equality, diversity and fairness at the heart of our values.  We welcome applications from individuals from all different backgrounds and are committed to promoting fair participation and equality of opportunity for all of our job applicants.





Closing Date: Noon on Friday 3rd May 2019 or if maximum numbers are reached.

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