MET technician apprentice -Evans Halshaw Body Centre Gateshead PENDRAGON PLC

Evans Halshaw Body Centre is offering a fantastic opportunity for an Apprentice Mechanical, Electrical and Trim (MET) Technician. A Vehicle Damage Mechanical, Electrical and Trim Technician works in the vehicle body repair sector of the motor industry.

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Closing date: 13 May 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 to Friday 8am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 May 2024

  • Date posted

    13 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000237489

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

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. They typically work on repairing vehicles that have been involved in accidents or similar incidents. This is usually within a collision repair workshop.

Duties will include:

  • Assessing faults
  • Preparing job cards and assessment reports
  • Accessing and removing mechanical and electrical components
  • Removing and fitting non-structural body panels
  • Removing and re-installing mechanical and electrical systems
  • Vehicle valeting

The training you will be getting

  • Nationally recognised qualifications – IMI Apprenticeship in Vehicle Damage Mechanical, Electrical and Trim (MET) Technician (Standard – Level 3)
  • Functional Skills Level 2 (if required)
    Regular review and welfare visits from our assessors who will observe all evidence opportunities that occur naturally in the workplace.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon successful completion and review of the apprenticeship, you will have the opportunity to gain employment with the business. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Creative, Patience

Qualifications

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

About the employer

As one of the UK's leading volume motor car and commercial vehicle retailers, Evans Halshaw provide national coverage through a significant number of locations. We've been around since 1927, and our heritage means we strive to tailor each experience to the customer's needs, offering a wide range of new and used cars at the greatest possible value thanks to our 'Every Day Low Prices' price promise.

Employer

PENDRAGON PLC

Address

Gateshead Bodyshop Hepburn Gardens

Felling

Gateshead

NE10 0AD

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Training

Training provider

NOTTINGHAM COLLEGE

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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