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Apprentice Vehicle Mechanical, Electrical & Trim (MET) Technician - Faringdon Site Perdal Body Repair Centre

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 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    You will start on the national minimum wage for apprentices - this will be reviewed once you have successfully completed the probation period

    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

    Typically between 8.00am - 17.00pm, Monday - Friday.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    30 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000082112

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

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

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

  • Our training partner will deliver a high quality Vehicle Mechanical, Electrical & Trim (MET) Technician Level 3 programme here in our state-of-the-art bodyshop
  • You will work alongside a highly skilled mentor - both will support you in becoming a skilled and qualified vehicle panel technician
  • You will achieve certification in Refrigerant Handling and if required Level 2 English and maths Functional Skills

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Following completion of your apprenticeship you can expect permanent employment as well as opportunities to progress within Balgores into roles such as workshop controller, Vehicle Damage Assessor or Bodyshop Manager

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Please apply directly though this website.

About the employer

Perdal are part of the Wingrove group offering national body repair solution across multi-site group of Accident Repair Centres. Working with leading manufacturers and insurance companies in the North East of England to repair accident damage vehicles to a high standard. Perdal and committed to investing in apprentices and are excited to provide this fantastic opportunity for future technicians.

Employer

Perdal Body Repair Centre

Address

Unit 1

Arcot Court, Nelson Industrial Estate

Cramlington

NE23 1BB

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Training

Training provider

AUTO-ASSESS LIMITED

Contact

Brendon McMahon

brendon@auto-assessltd.co.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage mechanical, electrical and trim (MET) technician

Level 3 (A level)


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