Apprentice MET Technician REFUSE VEHICLE SOLUTIONS LIMITED

Are you interested in joining the automotive industry? S&B are recruiting! If you are a team player, then this may just be the job for you. A Vehicle Damage MET Technician works in the vehicle body repair sector of the motor industry. The role is to identify damaged mechanical and electrical components on a damaged vehicle.

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Closing date: 23 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,480.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    24 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    03 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000160109

  • 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 an 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 & 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 even more career opportunities, perhaps in management

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

The competition for apprenticeship placements is strong so please ensure your application is tailored to the type of apprenticeship you are applying for, pay attention to presentation, spelling and grammar and include any relevant experience, hobbies/interests, or qualifications.

About the employer

We supply cost-effective refuse vehicles – RediTruck (new from stock), Quality Used or Remanufactured – from a wide range of manufacturers and tailored to your individual specifications. As well as vehicles for sale, we also have a substantial fleet of vehicles for short or long-term hire.

Employer

REFUSE VEHICLE SOLUTIONS LIMITED

Address

Bristol Road

Cam

Dursley

GL11 5HX

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Training

Training provider

S & B AUTOMOTIVE ACADEMY LIMITED

Contact

Luke Morrison

lmorrison@sandbaa.com

07398 092218

Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage mechanical, electrical and trim (MET) technician

Level 3 (A level)


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