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Vehicle Body Builders and Repairers

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About this career

£23,124

Median salary

New workers start around £13,981.95. Normal pay is £23,124 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £32,874.00.
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Jobs

Subjects achieved a 100% pass rate, including Maths, Further Maths, Physics, English Literature and Spanish.

Daily Tasks

  • Positions, secures and repairs external fittings including windows, doors, door handles, catches and roof attachments.
  • Installs and repairs interior fittings including seats, seatbelts and fascia in cars, sinks and special features in caravans and mobile shops.
  • Hammers out dents in bodywork, fills in small depressions or corroded areas in solder, plastic or other filler compound and replaces body panels using hand and power tools.
  • Repairs damage to chassis and engine mountings using hydraulic rams, jacks and jigs.
  • Selects, cuts, shapes and assembles materials to form parts of vehicle underframe, framework and body.
  • Diagnoses job requirements or ascertains work specifications from drawings or instructions.

Skills

Job postings

Learning Strategies
55
Critical Thinking
49
Mathematics
46
Reading Comprehension
44
Writing
40
Active Listening
39
Active Learning
39
Monitoring
35
Speaking
35
Science
32