Balgores Motors are a large multi-site group of Accident Repair Centres. Working with leading manufacturers and insurance companies in the South East to repair accident damage vehicles to a high standard. Balgores and committed to investing in apprentices and are excited to provide this fantastic opportunity for future technicians.
This is a fantastic opportunity to start your career within the automotive industry. As an apprentice Vehicle Damage MET Technician, you will work as part of a highly skilled work force with excellent career prospects. You will be stripping and refitting all vehicle parts and rebuilding vehicle suspension and resetting the geometry.
What will the apprentice be doing?
Tasks the successful candidate can be expected to carry out:
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
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
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
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
Level 3 Vehicle damage mechanical, electrical and trim (MET) technician qualification
Functional Skills in English and maths if required
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Following completion of your apprenticeship you can expect permanent employment as well as opportunities to progress within Balgores into roles such as workshop controller, Vehicle Damage Assessor or Bodyshop Manager.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Desired
Things to consider
Please apply directly though this website.
The closing date for this job offer is on 15/12/2023
This job is located in Sudbury, Suffolk
How to Apply
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