Kia Apprenticeship

Vehicle Damage Mechanical, Electrical and Trim Technician

As an MET technician you will be trained to assess the level of vehicle damage to mechanical and electrical components, make decisions on whether they are repairable, remove and repair damaged items and consistently deliver exceptional customer service.

The Apprentice will work alongside fully qualified body repair technicians in state-of-the-art Ford bodyshops.

The training will include:

  • Health & Safety
  • Vehicle design and construction layouts
  • Engine components design and construction
  • Diagnosis and interpretation of technical data

Apprentices will acquire skills in the identification and correct use of tools, vehicle design principles and the components and operation of auxiliary systems

Typical Working Week – Monday-Friday, 9am – 5pm.

Future Prospects – A Ford Apprenticeship provides an opportunity to secure a rewarding long-term career with Ford and within the automotive industry. Once qualified and experienced there is unlimited scope for career progression and earning potential.

Level of Apprenticeship – The Apprentice will undertake the programme at Level 3 for 30 months.

Duration of Programme – 30 months.

College Attendance

Over the course of the 30 month programme Apprentices receive 16 weeks of expert specialist college instruction. Apprentices attend a Ford approved Centre of Learning for 8 separate blocks

Support in the workplace

In addition to receiving support from a dedicated mentor within the workplace, Apprentices also have a dedicated Skills Coach from Skillnet. The Skills Coach will support the Apprentice throughout the duration of the Apprenticeship Programme and will visit the Apprentice on site every 8 weeks to review and monitor progress and performance.

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