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Drive your career forward with a Volkswagen Group Paint and Body Apprenticeship

The Volkswagen Group (VWG) is one of the UK’s largest car retailers encompassing premium brands such as Audi, SEAT, ŠKODA, Trade Parts Specialists, Volkswagen Paint and Body, Commercial Vehicles and Passenger Cars.

When our customer’s vehicle requires bodywork we want to make sure they receive the best possible service and have their vehicle returned back to the same condition it was in when it left the factory floor.

Our network of Volkswagen Group approved Paint and Body Centres delivers this first class service using teams of highly trained experts and the same paint, parts and materials that are used at our factories. Our apprenticeship programme gives you the opportunity to become part of this network, working within an approved body shop and receiving world class training from our industry experts.

Choose your Apprenticeship


As a Panel Technician working within one of our Approved Paint and Body Centres you will develop the skills to prepare a vehicle for a Paint Technician by repairing, replacing and preparing accident damaged body panels utilising special tools and procedures to Volkswagen Group standards.

Our ideal Panel Technician will have an eye for detail and perfection with the passion to deliver excellent service for our customers.


Paint Technician apprentices have a unique role within our Approved Paint and Body Network. You will develop the skills and knowledge to return our customers’ vehicles back to factory standards using specialised, Volkswagen Group approved colour systems, equipment and techniques.

Our ideal Paint Technician apprentice will be creative with an artistic nature and attention to detail.


Our MET Technicians play a vital role in business. You will work methodically to return vehicles to factory standards, diagnosing and fixing faults and distributing work as required to other specialists. Due to the high level of technology within our vehicles you will develop skills in mechanics and electrics. An ideal MET Technician apprentice will be able to work methodically, have attention to detail and be a team player.

What Next?

We are looking for people with the passion and drive to be part of our team. If you have a minimum of GCSE (or equivalent) Maths, English and Science at Grade A – C (9 – 4), you could be our next Volkswagen Group Paint and Body apprentice.

Driven to Succeed

Our Volkswagen Group Paint and Body apprentices get the best training, in world class facilities, with expert trainers. Throughout the programme, you will be given the support you need to succeed including a dedicated mentor. When you achieve your apprenticeship, we will celebrate your success with an amazing graduation experience. Watch our video and find out more.

Want to Know More?

If you have any questions, you can speak to one of our expert apprentice team:

Tel: +44 (0)800 5873051