Ford MET Apprentice Technician- Minehead FORD RETAIL LIMITED
Apprentices will be assessing the extent of damage to mechanical and electrical components along side stripping and refitting vehicle parts that have accident damage in addition apprentices will be repairing or replacing damaged panels and components to a required standard whilst using diagnostic equipment to diagnose and fix electrical faults.
Closing date: 31 Mar 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: 40.0
Possible start date
01 Apr 2024
08 Jan 2024
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) and 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)
- Functional skills maths and English, if required
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
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 the motor industry.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
About the employer
FORD RETAIL 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:
- 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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