What does a Body Repair Multiskilled MET Technician do?
Our Solus Multiskilled MET Technicians are skilled in diagnosing and fixing faults. Due to the high level of technology within modern vehicles they hone their skills in mechanics and electrics by removing, renewing, and refitting mechanical and electrical systems and vehicle trims following accident damage. Using their expert judgement to ascertain the best course of action in each individual case. Utilising the latest tools and technology our Mechanical Electrical Trim Technicians return vehicles back to factory standards after an accident.
As a Solus Multiskilled Technician you can opt to study Panel as a second discipline making you an elite member of the Solus team.
Our programme is designed to give you support in your career journey where you are recognised for your achievements at every step of the way.
Who is the Training Provider?
Our training is conducted in partnership with Thatcham Research. Thatcham are the organisation responsible in the UK for developing Repair Technologies and setting industry standards. Technical experts working in their fully equipped and ultra-modern Repair Technology Centre produce a wide range of vehicle repair data. This repair data is used by the automotive industry to help facilitate the safe and effective repair of modern cars including electrification and driverless vehicle technologies.
Who are we looking for?
Our programme is designed to be entered at any stage of your post 16 education or career. You may have already completed part of your study an apprenticeship elsewhere or just be thinking about your next steps after your GCSE’s. Solus will tailor the course to suit your level of ability. All we ask is that you have GCSE Maths and English at C (4) grade or above (or an equivalent) and have a passion for what we do.
In today’s climate of budget cuts and the high cost of tuition, the option of going to university and continuing your education may not be the right choice for everyone and a degree may not necessarily be the requirement for many employers where experience and work-based skills are of more value.
What could your future look like?
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You will need to be meticulous, along with the ability to show tenacity and perseverance. The individual must have a burning drive to achieve one's goals. The ability to get along with people in a group setting also comes in handy. It is also essential to utilize, fix, and maintain equipment.
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The Automotive Bodyshop Manager maintains client satisfaction goals while limiting costs in an appropriate department operating profit. These professionals direct the work of Bodyshop staff to make body repairs, including time and productivity targets and quality requirements.
The shop foreman is only one of several jobs you might achieve in your career. As the first point of contact for customers and employees in an auto repair facility, the shop foreman plays a crucial role. These supervisors are in charge of ensuring that the work is done well.
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To successfully work in the automotive Bodyshop, you need formal training and a thorough understanding of all applicable safety regulations. Arithmetic ability is required. Physically fit and gifted with high hand-eye coordination, detail and attentiveness are highly preferred. Outstanding customer service abilities come in handy. Having the flexibility to work in the evenings and weekends is essential. The ability to maintain a professional image and to give courteous customer service is necessary. Maintaining accurate records necessitates reading, interpreting, and transcribing data are required to work in a fast-paced atmosphere performing routine maintenance and other responsibilities. The candidates must also be capable of lifting objects weighing up to 50 lbs.
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