Mechanical, Electrical and Trim (MET) Apprentice - Plymouth Vospers Motor House Ltd
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.
Closing date: 31 Oct 2023
Total hours per week: 40.0
Possible start date
01 Nov 2023
15 Sep 2023
Level 3 (A level)
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)
- A skills coach will visit at least every 28 days as part of a close support network to ensure that apprentices are both enjoying and succeeding in their course
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
- The right candidate may move into 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
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or above) Essential
About the employer
Vehicle damage mechanical, electrical and trim (MET) technician
Level 3 (A level)
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