Vehicle damage mechanical, electrical and trim technician

Vehicle damage mechanical, electrical and trim technician

“A vehicle damage mechanical, electrical and trim technician identifies damaged mechanical and electrical components on a damaged vehicle, and removes and refits these components before and after body repair work has been carried out”

A vehicle damage mechanical, electrical and trim technician identifies damaged mechanical and electrical components on a damaged vehicle, and removes and refits these components before and after body repair work has been carried out. In this role, you’ll typically work on repairing vehicles that have been involved in accidents or similar incidents. This is usually within a collision repair workshop. Over the course of your apprenticeship, you’ll become an expert in identifying damaged mechanical and electrical components on vehicles. You’ll be able to demonstrate expert working knowledge on the removal, repair and replacement of engine, gearbox, suspension, mechanical and electrical systems. Your tasks will include assessing faults, preparing reports, accessing and removing mechanical and electrical components, removing and fitting non-structural body panels, removing and re-installing mechanical and electrical systems, and vehicle valeting. You’ll also carry out vehicle diagnostics.

Duration: 36 months

Relevant school subjects: DT and ICT

Entry requirements: Depend on employer

Achievement upon completion: Level 3 (Advanced)—equivalent to A-levels

Potential salary upon completion: £28,000 per annum

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