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MET apprenticeship Vacancy at Apollo Exeter Apollo Exeter

Our Apprentice MET Technician, you will be provided with the training needed to progress your career further. Throughout the apprenticeship you will be supported by your work team, manager, mentor, dedicated Assessor Coach and the training team. We have a whole host of experts here to guide you through your learning journey and help you to succeed.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Apollo offer performance/progression/behaviour related apprentice wage increases subject to appraisal plus Driving lesson & IT equipment benefits to support our apprentices through their training

    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

    Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm( inclusive of 1 x 30 minute unpaid lunch break Plus 2 x 15 minute paid rest breaks)

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

                                     Role and Responsibilities

  • Dismantling vehicles for repair and checking parts removed for damage
  • Labelling all displaced parts and ensuring they are stored safe and securely
  • Reporting extra parts needed to Workshop Controller/Estimator and completion of department documentation
  • Carrying out repair as per job card and repair methods and completion of necessary quality check sheets
  • Carrying out repair as per job card and repair methods and completion of necessary quality check sheets
  • Alignment of new and previously removed body panels
  • Assembly of vehicles after repairs to meet manufactures specification
  • Attend all training courses and ensure that all training is kept up to date and an accurate training log is kept.
  • Work closely with other members of the workshop team to continually learn and share knowledge

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • IMI Level 3 MET apprenticeship standard
  • Thatcham Academy will deliver the training
  • Thatcham Training for technical requirements will be 12 x 1 week blocks during the 36 month apprenticeship
  • Practical training available on site during your working week

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There are many potential career paths and opportunities within Apollo Motor Group's 17 sites.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade C /4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade C /4 or above) Essential

About the employer

Established in 1985, Apollo Motor Group has repeatedly impressed and set industry standards with unparalleled service excellence. As a result, the company has evolved into the best known and most valuable repair Group in the South. Apollo places it's employees at the heart of the business and even though the group has consistently grown it still withholds it's family values. Every single person is important, cared for and holds a valued position within the company.


Apollo Exeter


Unit a1, Eagle Way

Sowton Industrial Estate




Jim Swann

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage mechanical, electrical and trim (MET) technician

Level 3 (A level)

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