Mechanical, Electrical & Trim (MET) Technician Apprenticeship - Intermediate (Level 2)

Rye Street Borehamwood Limited (Employer)

Remit (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £200.00
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm
13 months (duration)
15 November 2021(start date)
Customer service practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
5 November 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Remit are recruiting on behalf of Rye Street Group to recruit an enthusiastic individual to join their skilled team as a Mechanical, Electrical & Trim Technician. If you are interested, apply now!

Responsibilities

The role of a Mechanical, Electrical & Trim (MET for short) Technician is to identify mechanical and electrical components on damaged motor vehicles which need to be removed before the bodywork repairs can be carried out and to refit them after the repairs are complete.

As an apprentice, you will gain expert working knowledge in relation to the removal, repair and replacement of engine, gearbox, suspension, mechanical and electrical systems.

This includes:

  • 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 (on board computer) & associated electrical system

A certain amount of administration and customer interaction is also required:

  • Keeping a record of work carried out and time taken
  • Liaising with the customer or insurance company
  • Providing quotations and estimations

As part of the service a bodyshop offers, you may also carry out valeting, to ensure the vehicles look as good as new.

  • Wash down the outside of the car to remove dirt and mud
  • Polish the windows, wheels, door handles and mirrors

Future Prospects

If you're looking for a motor industry apprenticeship which could lead not just to a job but a long-term career with opportunities for promotion and progression, then this could be for you!

Reality Check

The competition for apprenticeship placements is strong so please ensure your application is tailored to the type of apprenticeship you are applying for, pay attention to presentation, spelling and grammar and include any relevant experience, hobbies/interests or qualifications. MET involves manual labour and requires a reasonable level of physical stamina.

Skills Required

The job involves numerous activities, you will need to be comfortable with a wide range of vehicles. As a MET Technician, you will often be working alongside panel beaters and paint sprayers, so good communication and being able to follow instructions would be good skills to have.

Qualities Required

Commitment and enthusiasm are a must and a passion for motor vehicles and physical work would be an advantage.

Qualifications Required

No previous automotive qualifications are required, and we will support and help develop your English, maths and ICT.

Training Provided

As a customer service apprentice, you will receive mentoring in the workplace and training from Remit Group to help develop your skills and achieve your Level 2.

On successful completion, you will receive:

  • Level 2 in Customer Service Practitioner Standard
  • Level 1/Level 2 Functional Skills in English & maths (if required)
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