Apprentice Vehicle Mechanical, Electrical & Trim (MET) Technician - Gorleston, Norfolk EAST BILNEY COACHWORKS 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: 28 Jul 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

    Typically 08:00 - 17.00, Monday to Friday.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    14 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000250810

  • 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
  • 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

As one of the UK's leading repair groups, East Bilney Coachworks is dedicated to delivering a premium service and quality repairs. Based in the East of England, East Bilney Coachworks combines the use of state-of-the-art and conventional technologies to repair a varying range of vehicle types. Our sole aim is to offer our customers the complete repair solution and is supported through our continued investment in technology and training, as well as our ability to remain flexible and dynamic amidst evolving market trends. Since trading began in 1975, East Bilney Coachworks has maintained strong working relationships with many insurers and manufacturers, whilst enhancing our constantly expanding customer base year upon year.

Employer

EAST BILNEY COACHWORKS LIMITED

Address

134 Lowestoft Road

Gorleston

Norfolk

NR31 6JA

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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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