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Apprentice Vehicle Damage Mechanical, Electrical & Trim (MET) Technician Perdal Body Repairs

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic person to start their career within the automotive industry. As an Apprentice Vehicle Damage MET Technician, you will work as part of a highly skilled work force that is committed to quality. The successful candidate can expect a high-quality training package with excellent career prospects.

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Closing date: 30 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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

    08.00am - 5.00pm Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    02 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We currently have an opening for an Apprentice Vehicle Damage MET Technician to work on a wide variety of vehicles, making no day the same. 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 vehicles are becoming increasingly complex and it is essential that today's MET technicians are fully conversant with the most recent technology.

Tasks the successful candidate can be expected to carry out:

  • Stripping and refitting all vehicle parts 
  • Rebuilding vehicle suspension and resetting the geometry 
  • Removing, replacing, and reinstalling SRS systems 
  • Reinstating the vehicle to pre-accident and a roadworthy condition 

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 written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to document information and record activities/ plans
  • Be proactive in seeking out development opportunities both in personal time and during time in college and work
  • Improve knowledge and performance through additional work in personal time

Personal qualities

  • Self-motivated
  • Team working
  • Has the drive to complete the exercises to required deadlines
  • Good timekeeper who understands the necessary commitment to succeed
  • A genuine passion for cars and the automotive industry in general is a must 

Desired qualifications

  • Ideally, a grade 4/C or above (or equivalent) in English and maths. However, support will be provided for the right candidate on-programme 

Future prospects

This is a genuine route into full-time employment in a highly skilled and well-paid role.

Things to consider

Please could all applicants apply directly through this website (Apprenticeship Vacancies). 

About the employer

Perdal Body Repairs are a large Accident Repair Centre based in Cramlington, Northumberland. Perdal are part of the Wingrove Motor Group established in 1925. 

Perdal Body Repairs have a fantastic opportunity for an Apprentice Vehicle Damage Mechanical, Electrical & Trim (MET) Technician to join their highly skilled team. 


Perdal Body Repairs


Unit 3

Arcot Court, Nelson Industrial Estate


NE23 1BB

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Training provider

Auto Assess

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Auto Assess Ltd


Brendon McMahon 07954 408157

Auto Assess are a Specialist Accident Repair Apprenticeship Training Provider. Auto Assess work in partnership with Perdal Body Repairs to deliver the apprenticeship, that concludes in an end point assessment.

Training is delivered in the workplace. The apprentice will be assigned a workplace mentor who will offer support, advice and guidance by monitoring progress through the use of electronic logbook which both employer and the apprentice will have access to 24/7 365 days a year.

The apprentice will work towards the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Vehicle Damage Mechanical, Electrical & Trim Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English, if required

Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage mechanical, electrical and trim (MET) technician

Level 3 (A level)

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