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MET Apprentice technician - St Albans Brian Robson Coachworks

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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Closing date: 31 Dec 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- Friday 09:00-17:00 (weekend work maybe included).

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    21 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000100365

  • 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).

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

No skills required

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 4+) Desired

About the employer

Brian Robson Coachworks (BRC) is an award-winning, second generation family run body repair business in Hertfordshire, established more than 40 years ago. Delivering a complete service to private and trade customers, we specialise in vehicle collision repair and have dedicated accident repair centres in St Albans and Welwyn Garden City.

Employer

Brian Robson Coachworks

Address

Brick Knoll Park, Ashley Road

St. Albans

AL1 5UG

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Training

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

Contact

Hannah Edwards

Hannah.edwards@skillnet.org.uk

01923 216165

Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage mechanical, electrical and trim (MET) technician

Level 3 (A level)


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