Vehicle damage mechanical, electrical and trim (MET) technician apprentice B H M AUTOBODIES LTD

BHM Autobodies also known as Fix Autos are a well established accident & repair garage with a valuable reputation. The company are looking to welcome a MET Apprentice, whilst gaining a level 3 qualification. You will undertake appropriate job preparation prior to commencing repair as well as other duties.

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Closing date: 29 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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

    40 hours per week - shifts to be discussed Total hours per week: 40.00

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    21 Jun 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Undertake appropriate job preparation prior to commencing repair, e.g. disarming airbags, undertaking electrical safety precautions and conducting pre-repair diagnostics sweeps.
  • Interpret relevant technical data, specification and methods will enable appropriate pre-preparation prior to work being carried out.
  • Remove, repair and replace Engine, gearbox, suspension, mechanical and electrical systems, related autonomous items from the vehicle safely, e.g. Anti-lock Braking System units, safety restraint systems, Radio Detection and Ranging (RADAR) & Light Detection And Ranging (LIDAR) semi-autonomous components.
  • Diagnose and fix faults within a vehicle management system (on board computer) & associated electrical system.
  • Identify and communicate supplementary parts where required.
  • Identify and operate the correct repair tools, equipment and devices used in the process such as Geometry Wheel Aligners for alignment of the wheels, diagnostic hardware to establish any faults with the vehicle and establish if parts are replaced or re calibrated, utilising torque wrenches to tighten nuts/bolts to the manufacturer recommendations
  • Rebuild vehicles post repair and reinstate safety critical systems including Safety Restraint Systems, airbags, seat belts and pretensions, Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, cameras, Radio Detection and Ranging (RADAR) systems and Light Detection And Ranging (LIDAR) systems including collision avoidance technology.

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

  • Vehicle damage mechanical, electrical and trim (MET) Level 3
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills
  • Functional Skill maths / English (if required)
  • 20% off the job training

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Career progression is available for the right candidate within the business

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


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

Things to consider

We ask that all applications are made directly through this website (Apprenticeship Vacancies). Any applications that are made directly to the employer will jeopardise your chance of an Apprenticeship with this employer and will not be considered as part of the selection process. This qualification will include and End Point Assessment with an independent EPA Assessor from the Awarding Body.

About the employer

As one of the UK's leading repair groups, East Bilney Coachworks is dedicated to delivering a premium service and quality repairs. Based in Birmingham. Combines the use of state-of-the-art and conventional technologies to repair a varying range of vehicle types. Our sole aim is to offer our customers the complete repair solution and is supported through our continued investment in technology and training, as well as our ability to remain flexible and dynamic amidst evolving market trends.






B37 6RE

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Training provider



Carolyn Marson


Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage mechanical, electrical and trim (MET) technician

Level 3 (A level)

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