Apprentice Vehicle Mechanical, Electrical&Trim (MET) Technician - Droitwich, Worcestershire

CLIIKK ACCIDENT REPAIR CENTRE LTD

DROITWICH, WR9 0NR

Closes on Sunday 1 September

Posted on 2 May 2024


Summary

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.

Annual wage
£13,312 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Vehicle damage mechanical, electrical and trim (MET) technician (level 3)
Hours
Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 5.00pm.

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Tuesday 3 September

Duration

2 Years 6 Months

Positions available

2

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • 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)

Where you’ll work

UNIT 341

RUSHOCK TRADING ESTATE

RUSHOCK

DROITWICH

WR9 0NR

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

AUTO-ASSESS LIMITED

Your training course

Vehicle damage mechanical, electrical and trim (MET) technician (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Ability to undertake appropriate job preparation prior to commencing repair, e.g. disarming airbags, undertaking electrical safety precautions and conducting pre-repair diagnostics sweeps.
  • Ability to interpret relevant technical data, specification and methods will enable appropriate pre-preparation prior to work being carried out.
  • Ability to remove, repair and replace Engine, gearbox, suspension, mechanical and electrical systems, related autonomous items from the vehicle safely, e.g. Anti-lock Braking System units, safety restraint systems, Radio Detection and Ranging (RADAR) & Light Detection And Ranging (LIDAR) semi-autonomous components.
  • Ability to diagnose and fix faults within a vehicle management system (on board computer) & associated electrical system.
  • Ability to identify and communicate supplementary parts where required.
  • Ability to identify and operate the correct repair tools, equipment and devices used in the process such as Geometry Wheel Aligners for alignment of the wheels, diagnostic hardware to establish any faults with the vehicle and establish if parts are replaced or re calibrated, utilising torque wrenches to tighten nuts/bolts to the manufacturer recommendations
  • Ability to rebuild vehicles post repair and reinstate safety critical systems including Safety Restraint Systems, airbags, seat belts and pretensions, Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, cameras, Radio Detection and Ranging (RADAR) systems and Light Detection And Ranging (LIDAR) systems including collision avoidance technology.
  • Qualified in refrigerant handling to EC842 2006 or the most up to date revision of this legislative requirement to enable the repair or replacement of air condition/climate control parts such as condensers, evaporator compressor pump
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English GCSE or equivalent (grade 4/C or above)
    • Maths GCSE or equivalent (grade 4/C or above)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

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

    About this company

    Cliikk Accident Repair Centre Trading As Fix Auto Kidderminster, is an expert in car body repair and collision repair for all types of vehicles. Our body shop in Droitwich guarantees your cars body repair for life. Being part of Fix Auto's international network of body shops, we have established a reputation respected by many insurers. If you are from Droitwich or elsewhere, call or visit our repair centre in Droitwich for a free estimate on any accident repair or car body repair. Representing Vauxhall, MG and Citroen we offer a wide range of new cars and vans whilst providing a variety of used and manufacturer approved vehicles to suit any need or price range.

    https://fixauto.com/kidderminster/en/ (opens in new tab)

    After this 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

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    AUTO-ASSESS LIMITED

    Sim Yoxen

    sim@auto-assessltd.co.uk

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000248323.

    Apply now

    Closes on Sunday 1 September

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