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Apprentice Mechanical Electrical Trim Technician (MET) WESTON ACCIDENT REPAIR CENTRE LIMITED

To train as a qualified Mechanical Electrical Trim Technician (MET) for the Vehicle Accident Repair Industry. Tasks may include removing and refitting body trims, body panels, electrical & mechanical components and carry out vehicle diagnostics.

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Closing date: 23 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Mon-Fri Start time: 8:00 Finish time: 17:00 Lunch break: 1 hour

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    24 Sep 2021

  • Date posted

    30 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001731866

  • Positions

    1 available

We currently have an opening for an apprentice Mechanical Electrical Trim Technician (MET). The role is demanding as the successful applicant will be working on a range of vehicles while learning their trade to a nationally recognised standard. Modern cars are becoming increasingly complex and it is essential that today’s MET Technicians are fully conversant with the most recent technology.

Duties include:

  • Removing and refitting body trims and panels
  • Removing and refitting Components
  • Accessing and removing damage components
  • Carry out vehicle diagnostics
  • Carry out vehicle suspension alignment

This is an exciting opening for an opportunity to earn while you learn gaining a nationally recognised qualification and a future career.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good practical skills
  • Ability to pay attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions

Personal qualities

  • Good time keeping and willing to learn
  • Team player
  • Proactive approach in maintaining customer standards
  • Reliable

Desired qualifications

GCSE's, Functional Skills or Key Skills at grade C/Level 2 or above in English, maths and ICT equivalent.

Work experience/prior knowledge is beneficial but not essential.

Future prospects

We are committed to providing you with all the support and training you need to gain your level 3 qualification and to develop your career further with us as a skilled Mechanical Electrical Trim Technician. As a company we love to help our employees by encouraging them to undertake further training to open up even more career opportunities, perhaps in management.

Things to consider

  • The competition for apprenticeship placements is strong so please ensure your application is tailored to the type of apprenticeship you are applying for, pay attention to presentation, spelling and grammar and include any relevant experience, hobbies/interests or qualifications
  • Applicants should consider the distance required to travel to the employer. Access to transport would be beneficial. For an idea of distance to travel, this link may be of use http://www.traveline.info/
  • Closing, interview and possible start date for this vacancy are subject to change. Interviews could commence at any time. You should apply immediately to avoid disappointment

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week)

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Our company has been established as a specialist Accident Repair Group for over 20 years. We have built our success on an unrivalled commitment to quality and customer service. Our objective is to deliver a high quality, comprehensive and professional customer focused service.

Employer

WESTON ACCIDENT REPAIR CENTRE LIMITED

Address

5

Langford Road

Weston-Super-Mare

BS23 3HP

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Training

Training provider

S & B AUTOMOTIVE ACADEMY LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by S&B Automotive Academy Ltd

Contact

Luke Morison 07398 092218 lmorison@sandbaa.com

S&B Automotive Academy is a Specialist Automotive Training Provider located in Bristol. S&B works in partnership with Weston Accident Repair Centre to offer the Vehicle Damage M.E.T Technician Apprenticeship programme over a 3-year period which culminates in an end point assessment. 

Training is delivered in the workplace and via six one-week college blocks per year at S&B Automotive Academy. The apprentice will be assigned a workplace mentor and a college mentor who will offer support, advice and guidance by monitoring progress through the use of electronic logbook which both employer and apprentice will have access to 24/7 365 days a year.

As a result, you will receive the following qualification:

  • Level 3 Vehicle Damage M.E.T Technician
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths & English (if not already achieved)

Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage mechanical, electrical and trim (MET) technician

Level 3 (A level)


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