Mechanical, Electrical and Trim (MET) Apprentice - Tesla Programme STEER AUTOMOTIVE GROUP LIMITED
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: 16 Dec 2024
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 40
Possible start date
20 Dec 2024
21 Nov 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What you will do in your working day
- 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
The training you will be getting
- 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 to expect at the end of your 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
About the employer
Adjustments for experience
You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:
- qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
- industry or sector experience
Vehicle damage mechanical, electrical and trim (MET) technician
Level 3 (A level)
If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.
You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications
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