MET apprenticeship Vacancy at Steer Automotive Group (Basingstoke) STEER AUTOMOTIVE GROUP LIMITED

As our Apprentice Vehicle MET Technician you will be required to dismantle, assemble, diagnose and calibrate accident damaged and repaired vehicles to meet manufacturers specification. Throughout the apprenticeship you will supported by your work team, manager, mentor, dedicated Assessor Coach and the training team.

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Closing date: 02 Sep 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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 to Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm (inclusive of 1 x 30 minute lunch break). Total hours per week: 40

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Role and Responsibilities

  • Dismantling vehicles for repair and checking removed parts for additional damage
  • labelling all displaced parts and ensuring they are stored safe and securely
  • Reporting extra parts needed to workshop controller/VDA
  • Complete quality check sheet
  • Carry out repairs as per job card and manufactures approved repair methods
  • Aligning new and removed vehicle components to manufacturers specification
  • Assemble vehicles after repair to manufactures tolerances
  • Attend training courses and ensure that all work that has been set is kept up to date to ensure an accurate training log is kept
  • working closely with other members of the workshop team to continually learn and share knowledge

The training you will be getting

  • I.M.I (Institute of the Motor Industry) Level 3 MET qualification
  • Certification in Refrigerant Handling (EC 842-2006)
  • Thatcham Academy will deliver the technical training via twelve one week blocks during your apprenticeship.
  • Additional training will be delivered at your place of work

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • There are many potential career paths and opportunities within Steer Automotive Group where we are the largest accident repair group with the UK

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 4 or above) Essential

About the employer

Steer Automotive Group are one of the fastest growing and progressive Accident Repair Groups in the UK, with sustained growth and continuous investment in the latest technology and training. This role will be an integral part of the site and you will be trained to work to the highest standards and develop a commitment to complete quality from start to finish.




Stroudley Road


RG24 8FW


Jim Swann


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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

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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