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.

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Closing date: 16 Dec 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00

    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

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm, some hours may vary. Total hours per week: 40 hours a week

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Dec 2024

  • Date posted

    21 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000213644

  • Positions

    1 available

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

Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

Steer is the UK’s leading automotive repair business, with 98 locations and over 2,600 expert colleagues, repairing over 100,000 vehicles a year. You’ll find our highly qualified technicians deliver true excellence on every job. And our customer service is founded on respect and integrity. We respect the environment too. Our innovative technology drives us to use the most sustainable repair solutions. Our aim? To reduce our carbon footprint and yours

Employer

STEER AUTOMOTIVE GROUP LIMITED

Address

Balgores Motors Ltd

1 Bryant Avenue

Romford

RM3 0AP

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Training

Training provider

SKILLNET LIMITED

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:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Contact

shannon brownsell

shannon.brownsell@skillnet.org.uk

01923216165

Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage mechanical, electrical and trim (MET) technician

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

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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