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Apprentice Mechanical Electrical Trim Technician (MET) UK CAR BODY LTD

Are you interested in joining to automotive industry? S&B Automotive Academy are recruiting on behalf of UK Carbody Ltd 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 Jan 2023

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

    Start time: 7.00am - 9.00am (between those hours). Finish time: 3.00pm - 5.00pm (between those hours). Time for lunch: 1 hour.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    11 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    19 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000098815

  • Positions

    1 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?

Training is delivered in the workplace and via six one-week college blocks per year at S&B Automotive Academy. The apprentice will be assigned a workplace mentor and a college mentor who will offer support, advice and guidance by monitoring progress through the use of electronic logbook which both employer and apprentice will have access to 24/7 365 days a year.

As a result, you will receive the following qualification:

  • Level 3 Vehicle Damage M.E.T Technician
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and 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, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Closing, interview and possible start date for this vacancy are subject to change. Interviews could commence at any time. You should apply immediately to avoid disappointment

About the employer

UK Carbody is a BSI Kitemark-accredited car bodyshop with an excellent reputation for high quality car body repairs in Bristol and the surrounding areas. The bodyshop is located within Bristol city centre, 5 minutes from the M32 & has excellent access to the M4 & M5 corridors, enabling us to quickly reach all the towns within the Bristol area.

Employer

UK CAR BODY LTD

Address

UNIT 1

THIRD WAY

AVONMOUTH

BS11 9HL

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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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