Within the motor body repair industry, more and more people are looking for apprentice or internships in panel beating and spray-painting to get started.
It is almost time for the sun to set on the year, and for us to welcome in 2022. But before we say ‘adios’ to 2021, let’s take a quick look back! In 2021, we welcomed more than 20,000 new visitors to the various SAMBRA pages and helped more than 12,000 people find an accredited […]
Women are becoming qualified artisans and taking over the mixing rooms at motor body repair workshops. According to Lee de Sousa of Motus Technical Training Academy, about one-quarter of their spray painting students are female. According to de Sousa, “Many of the workshops today use qualified artisans and women are managing the mixing room. Women […]
Lee de Sousa is back from Motus Technical Academy to talk to us about apprenticeships, trade qualification testing and why a career in the automotive industry is a great choice! A technical trainer of twenty-two years, Lee de Sousa started his career as an apprentice at Lindsay Saker. From there, Lee worked for the likes […]
The Role Applicants must have at least 2 years of experience in all aspects of paint preparation work such as paint stripping, flatting/sanding, using fillers and sealers, feather edging, masking, applying primers, spray indicator/guide coats, doing spot repairs and spraying loose parts. Must be accurate and have a good eye for detail. Plastic welding/bumper […]
A technical trainer of twenty-two years, Lee de Sousa started his career as an apprentice at Lindsay Saker. From there, Lee worked for the likes of Audi and Audi & VW when they were one entity. When the two brands were separated, Lee enjoyed various roles within Audi. From being a Motor Mechanic, Foreman, Service […]