MET Apprenticeship Vacancy at Apollo Polegate APOLLO MOTOR COMPANY (BEXHILL) LIMITED

As our Apprentice Vehicle MET Technician you will be required to dismantle, assemble and calibrate accident damaged and repaired vehicles to manufacturers specification. Throughout the apprenticeship you will be supported by your work team, manager, mentor, dedicated Assessor Coach and the training team.

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Closing date: 04 Aug 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm( inclusive of 1 x 30 minute lunch break)

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    03 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Role and Responsibilities

  • Dismantling vehicles for repair and checking removed parts for additional damage
  • Labelling all displaced parts and ensuring they are stored safe and securely
  • Reporting extra parts needed to Workshop Controller/Estimator
    Complete quality check sheet
  • Carrying out repairs as per job card and repair methods and completing necessary quality check sheets
  • Aligning new and removed panels to manufactures specifications
  • Assemble vehicles after repair to manufactures tolerences
  • Attend all training courses and ensure that all work that has been set, is kept up to date and an accurate training log is kept.
  • working closely with other members of the workshop team to continually learn and share knowledge

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

  • IMI Level 3 MET apprenticeship standard
  • Thatcham Academy will deliver the training
  • Thatcham Training for technical requirements will be 12 x 1 week blocks during the 36 month apprenticeship
  • Practical training available on site during your working week

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There are many potential career paths and opportunities within Apollo Motor Group's 20 sites.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade C /4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade C /4 or above) Essential

Things to consider

Apollo offer performance/progression/behavior related apprentice wage increases subject to appraisal plus driving lesson & IT equipment benefits to support our apprentices through their training

About the employer

Established in 1985, Apollo Motor Group has repeatedly impressed and set industry standards with unparalleled service excellence. As a result, the company has evolved into the best known and most valuable repair group in the south with 20 sites. Apollo places its employees at the heart of the business and even though the group has constantly grown, it still withholds its family values. Every single person is important, cared for and holds a valued position within the Apollo Family.




Units 8 - 12

Connect 27

Twin Oaks Drive, Polegate

BN26 6GP


Jim Swann

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage mechanical, electrical and trim (MET) technician

Level 3 (A level)

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