Apprentice Vehicle Mechanical, Electrical&Trim (MET) Technician - Bedford V W PANELS LIMITED

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: 03 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 May 2024

  • Date posted

    19 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000238830

  • 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

Bedfords premium local independent body shop for over 50 years! Specialising in vehicle body repair, we offer a first-class service that is built on the reputation of our high-quality workmanship and excellent customer service. Our workshop is fully equipped with all the specialist equipment, and our highly trained and qualified staff can deal with all aspects of repair work, whether you've had an accident or need structural repairs.

Employer

V W PANELS LIMITED

Address

302 AMPTHILL ROAD

BEDFORD

MK42 9QS

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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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