Mechanical, Electrical and Trim (MET) Apprentice - Slough FMG REPAIR SERVICES LIMITED

Apprentices will be working alongside fully qualified MET technicians to be fully trained in preparing and painting repaired panels. 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.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,600.04

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm, some hours may vary. Start date to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Jul 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000263013

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Assessing a vehicle to establish the extent of damage
  • Remove and refit non-structural body panels and mechanical and electrical systems
  • Remove and refit any part relating to the vehicle, to the correct alignment
  • Remove, repair, and replace engine, gearbox, suspension, mechanical and electrical systems
  • Diagnose and fix faults within a vehicle management system (onboard computer) & associated electrical system

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Vehicle damage mechanical, electrical and trim (MET) technician apprenticeship standard
  • Apprentices will be required to achieve Certification in Refrigerant Handling (EC 842-2006).
  • Not only will apprentices be working and trained within the garage, but they will also attend an approved college on block release to work towards and achieve their Certificate at Level 3 in Vehicle Damage Mechanical Electrical and Trim (MET)
  • A skills coach will visit at least every 28 days as part of a close support network to ensure that apprentices are both enjoying and succeeding in their course

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The right candidate may move into a full-time career within the automotive industry with many opportunities to progress to positions of authority.

The opportunities are endless. By having a highly regarded set of skills, apprentices can go on to develop their career within the specific interests they may have, whether it be progressing through their dealership or working towards a job within motorsport.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working

Qualifications

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

About the employer

The unrivalled combination of our trained and experienced workforce, married with the very latest technology and techniques, FMG Repair Services boasts manufacturer accreditations, ATA training accreditation, as well as Insurer repair approvals. In addition, many of our sites hold BS 10125 accreditation - an important industry indicator of quality, meaning you can trust our team to complete your vehicle repairs to the highest standard.

Employer

FMG REPAIR SERVICES LIMITED

Address

Whittle Parkway

Slough

SL1 6FE

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Training

Training provider

SKILLNET 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

Jose Faria

jose.faria@skillnet.org.uk

01923 216165

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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