Apprentice Vehicle Mechanical, Electrical&Trim (MET) Technician - Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire BRIAN ROBSON COACHWORKS LTD

As an Apprentice Vehicle Damage MET Technician, you will work as part of a highly skilled work force that is committed to quality. You will be stripping and refitting all vehicle parts and rebuilding vehicle suspension and resetting the geometry. The successful candidate can expect a high-quality training package with excellent career prospects.

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Closing date: 01 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40

  • Working week

    Typically 8.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000228080

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Stripping and refitting all vehicle parts
  • Rebuilding vehicle suspension and resetting the geometry
  • Removing, replacing, and reinstalling SRS systems
  • Reinstating the vehicle to pre-accident and a roadworthy condition

The training you will be getting

  • Our training partner will deliver a high quality Vehicle Mechanical, Electrical & Trim (MET) Technician Level 3 programme here in our state-of-the-art bodyshop
  • No college attendance required as training will take place onsite.
  • You will work alongside a highly skilled mentor who will support you in becoming a skilled and qualified vehicle MET technician.
  • You will achieve a certification in Refrigerant Handling (EC 842-2006) 
  • Once the apprenticeship is complete you will achieve a Level 3 Vehicle damage mechanical, electrical and trim (MET) technician qualification
  • Level 2 maths and English Functional Skills (if not already achieved)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Following completion of your apprenticeship, you can expect permanent employment as well as opportunities to progress within the company into roles such as Workshop Controller, Vehicle Damage Assessor or Bodyshop Manager.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Physical fitness

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Brian Robson Coachworks (BRC) is an award-winning, second generation family run body repair business in Hertfordshire, established more than 40 years ago. Delivering a complete service to private and trade customers, we specialise in vehicle collision repair and have dedicated accident repair centres in St Albans, Hatfield and Welwyn Garden City. Having built a reputation for quality workmanship, reliability, customer service and competitiveness, BRC have achieved Approved Repairer status with many of the UK’s leading car manufacturers and hold the BSI Kitemark™ for Vehicle Damage Repair, accredited to the standard – BS 10125:2014+A1:2016. We are, however, able to carry out body repairs on all vehicle models, including prestige models and supercars, as well as vans.

Employer

BRIAN ROBSON COACHWORKS LTD

Address

9-13 Woodfield Road

Welwyn Garden City

AL7 1JQ

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Training

Training provider

AUTO-ASSESS 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

Sim Yoxen

sim@auto-assessltd.co.uk

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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