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Mechanical, Electrical and Trim (MET) Apprentice - Manchester FMG REPAIR SERVICES LIMITED

Apprentices will be working alongside fully qualified MET technicians to be fully trained in preparing and painting repaired panels. The role is to identify damaged mechanical and electrical components on a damaged car/light commercial vehicle, and remove and refit these components before and after body repair work has been carried out.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,644.80

    Apprentices will be paid above the Minimum Apprenticeship Wage at £6.56/hr

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm, some hours may vary. START DATE TBC

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000074580

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • 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

 

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

  • Level 3 Vehicle damage mechanical, electrical and trim (MET) technician apprenticeship standard.

  • Apprentices will be required to achieve Certification in Refrigerant Handling (EC 842-2006) 

  • Not only will apprentices be working and trained within the garage, but they will also attend an approved college on block release to work towards and achieve their Certificate at Level 3 in Vehicle Damage Mechanical Electrical and Trim (MET).

 

  • A skills coach will visit at least every 28 days as part of a close support network to ensure that apprentices are both enjoying and succeeding in their course.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

A full-time career within the automotive industry with many opportunities to progress to positions of authority.

The opportunities are endless. By having a highly regarded set of skills, Apprentices can go on to develop their career within the specific interests they may have, whether it be progressing through their dealership or working towards a job within motorsport.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or above) Essential

About the employer

The unrivalled combination of our trained and experienced workforce, married with the very latest technology and techniques, FMG Repair Services boasts manufacturer accreditations, ATA training accreditation, as well as Insurer repair approvals. In addition, many of our sites hold BS 10125 accreditation - an important industry indicator of quality, meaning you can trust our team to complete your vehicle repairs to the highest standard.

Employer

FMG REPAIR SERVICES LIMITED

Address

Tenax Road

Trafford Park

Manchester

M17 1JT

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Training

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Contact

Jose Faria

jose.faria@skilnet.org.uk

01923 216 165

Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage mechanical, electrical and trim (MET) technician

Level 3 (A level)


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