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Mechanical, Electrical & Trim (MET) Technician Apprenticeship RYE STREET COACHWORKS (HAVERHILL) LIMITED

Remit are recruiting on behalf of Rye Street Group to recruit an enthusiastic individual to join their skilled team as a Mechanical, Electrical & Trim Technician. If you are interested, apply now!

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 03 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £200.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    03 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001761148

  • Positions

    2 available

The role of a Mechanical, Electrical & Trim (MET for short) Technician is to identify mechanical and electrical components on damaged motor vehicles which need to be removed before the bodywork repairs can be carried out and to refit them after the repairs are complete.

As an apprentice, you will gain expert working knowledge in relation to the removal, repair and replacement of engine, gearbox, suspension, mechanical and electrical systems.

This includes:

  • Assessing a vehicle to establish the extent of damage
  • Remove and refit non-structural body panels and mechanical and electrical systems
  • Remove and refit any part relating to the vehicle, to the correct alignment.
  • Remove, repair and replace: engine, gearbox, suspension, mechanical and electrical systems
  • Diagnose and fix faults within a vehicle management system (on board computer) & associated electrical system

A certain amount of administration and customer interaction is also required:

  • Keeping a record of work carried out and time taken
  • Liaising with the customer or insurance company
  • Providing quotations and estimations

As part of the service a bodyshop offers, you may also carry out valeting to ensure the vehicles look as good as new:

  • Wash down the outside of the car to remove dirt and mud
  • Polish the windows, wheels, door handles and mirrors

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • As a MET Technician, you will often be working alongside panel beaters and paint sprayers, so good communication and being able to follow instructions would be good skills to have

Personal qualities

  • The job involves numerous activities, you will need to be comfortable with a wide range of vehicles
  • Commitment and enthusiasm are a must and a passion for motor vehicles and physical work would be an advantage

Desired qualifications

  • No previous automotive qualifications are required and we will support and help develop your English, maths and ICT

Future prospects

If you are looking for a motor industry apprenticeship which could lead not just to a job, but a long-term career with opportunities for promotion and progression, then this could be for you!

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.

MET involves manual labour and requires a reasonable level of physical stamina.


About the employer

Founded in 1990, Rye Street Groups reputation has been built on solid ethics and integrity, and above all, high quality repair work. They have achieved BSI Kitemark Certification for Vehicle Damage Repair along with numerous insurer and manufacturer approvals, which means they meet and exceed the recognised industry standards.

Employer

RYE STREET COACHWORKS (HAVERHILL) LIMITED

Address

13

Rookwood Way

Haverhill

CB9 8PB

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Training

Training provider

REMIT GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Remit Ltd

Contact

Steve Johnson

As a MET Technician, you will receive mentoring in the workplace and training from Remit Group to help develop your skills and achieve your Level 3.

On successful completion, you will receive:

  • Level 1/Level 2 Functional Skills in English & maths (if required)
  • Level 3 in Vehicle Damage Mechanical, Electrical and Trim Technician 

Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage mechanical, electrical and trim (MET) technician

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 03 Dec 2021