Start your career in the automotive industry by training with Sheen Panel Service.

Sheen Group on 27 August 2018

Choosing a career path takes great consideration. Pursuing a panel beating apprenticeship with Sheen Group will arm you with best in class training and genuine career opportunities and progression. Apply for a panel beating or spray painter apprenticeship today.

Read our top 10 reasons to start a career in panel beating with industry leaders, Sheen Group.

Apply for one of our panel beating or spray painter apprenticeships.

1. Role diversity

panel beating apprentice sands down car chassis

With no two days the same, a panel beating apprenticeship will see apprentices working across varied tasks that touch every service point of the business.

Challenge yourself daily with a panel beating apprenticeship at Sheen Group, and master the art of the many diverse tasks required of a skilled panel beater. This is what a panel beating apprenticeship at Sheen Group looks like:

  • Removing, repairing, and replacing damaged panels on any vehicle
  • Making or forming panels to replaced damaged ones
  • Repair dents on a damaged vehicle using fillers
  • Filing, grinding & sanding the body of a vehicle to restore a smooth vehicle surface
  • Re-fit body hardware, such as door locks
  • Realign chassis & body frames
  • Removing and replacing a vehicle’s auto-electric components if damaged

2. Recognition through renumeration

man doing a panel beater apprenticeship

At Sheen Group, offering a panel beater salary that is above award renumeration is a way of recognising and retaining talent. A panel beater apprenticeship is the first step in your career, and ensuring that apprentices are set up for success is how the group have continued to produce the best industry professionals.

Sheen Group's panel beater apprenticeship model is also set up so that apprentices are paid on a weekly basis to align with lifestyle needs and set them up for success.

3. Hands on training

A skilled professional is nothing without training, and Sheen Group have designed a panel beater apprenticeship that consists of in-depth training with the most recent technology and best practice available.

"The training conditions at Sheen Group are second to none, with the amount of time and money they invest in training to keep up date with new cars and materials," Matt Johnston, Sheen Group Tradesmen Panel Beater.

4. Best in class equipment

As automotive production evolves, so does the need for best in class equipment to complete a panel beater apprenticeship.

"The technology we have here is up to date, we have the best of the best when it comes to paint systems, spray booths, infrared technology, some of the best welders and jigging systems for panel beaters," Paul, Head Spray Painter at Sheen Group.

Apprentices will learn the craft by using state of the art equipment, positioning their development on a trajectory inline with modern advances and technology. Apprentices have access to the latest equipment, like Car-O-Liner measuring benches, spray booths, and computer scanners that ensure all electronics and sensors are reset and working correctly.

5. Unbeatable culture

It's not enough to be challenged in a panel beater apprenticeship, one must also enjoy the environment and culture.

"We're just a tight knit sort of family, we do have a muck around but at the end of the week we get our work done", Paul, Head Spray Painter at Sheen Group.

Providing a workplace where apprentices can be engaged and feel supported by the greater team is integral to the success of the company and its panel beater apprenticeship reputation. Sheen Group values initiative and hard work, with the support of its full network of locations behind you.

6. Work with the best

As the proud recipients of prestigious industry awards, securing a panel beater apprenticeship with Sheen Group will set apprentices up for success in their roles covering areas of technical, operational and communication. Work with some of the most talented in the panel beating and spray painting profession who are at the forefront of industry changes and technology.

7. Career Progression

woman doing her spray painting panel beating apprenticeship

Sheen Group boast 26 locations within Victoria, with the operation continuing to expand. A panel beater apprenticeship leads to opportunities within the group and beyond, with the confidence of knowing that your certification and work experience are highly regarded in the market.

Many smash repair jobs can lead to management positions, and owning your own franchise. Jump start your career and position yourself as an emerging professional with a panel beater apprenticeship with Sheen Group.

8. Job security

Securing a panel beater apprenticeship with Sheen Group will not only afford you an above award panel beating salary, but set you up for a fruitful career in the panel beating trade.

Being trained by seasoned professionals will give you insight into future prospects and how to keep ahead of the trade so that opportunities are available. Working in real time on varied tasks within Sheen Group will give your apprenticeship great scope.

9. Optimal working conditions

Sheen Group pride themselves on the working conditions provided to those pursuing a panel beating apprenticeship.

"The Sheen Group are always investing in new technology, new tools, new equipment, and also the training to use these tools correctly and in the safest manner," Matt Johnston, Sheen Group Tradesmen Panel Beater.

Consistent training and a desirable panel beater salary makes a panel beater apprenticeship at Sheen Group the only consideration.

10. Certification

Secure an up to date certifications with training from I-CAR as well training to use leading technology, such as the Car-o-liner measuring benches. Continual training and a network of support from Sheen Group's 26 locations will take your career to great heights and an above award panel beater salary, and set you on a track to management and franchise opportunities.

Start your career in the automotive industry by training with Sheen PanelService. Apply for one of our panel beating or spray painter apprenticeships.