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Apprentice Mechanical Electrical Trim Technician (MET) FRED SMITH & SONS (MOTOR BODIES) LTD

Are you interested in joining to automotive industry? S&B Automotive Academy are recruiting on behalf of Fred Smith & Sons who are looking to recruit a M.E.T Technician. This is an excellent opportunity to work as part of a highly skilled work force that is committed to quality and during the apprenticeship you will be supported!

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Closing date: 10 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    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 - 08:00 to 17:00

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    11 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000064743

  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

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. Our Mechanical, Electrical and Trim Technicians work methodically to return customer vehicles to factory standards, diagnosing and fixing faults and distributing work as required to other specialists.

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
     

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

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

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)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

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.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired

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

About the employer

Fred Smith & Sons are leaders in our field for 80 years, a family firm based on family values and on dependable service levels. We can provide EC Whole Vehicle Type approved dry freight and refrigerated vehicles designed to suit exacting needs.

Employer

FRED SMITH & SONS (MOTOR BODIES) LTD

Address

SAMS LANE

WEST BROMWICH

WEST MIDLANDS

B70 7EG

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Training

Training provider

S & B AUTOMOTIVE ACADEMY LIMITED

Contact

Luke Morison

lmorison@sandbaa.com

07398 092218

Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage mechanical, electrical and trim (MET) technician

Level 3 (A level)


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