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Mechanical Electrical & Trim Apprentice – Guildford – Silvester Crash Repair

Job Location: Guildford

Silvester Crash Repair is offering an exciting and unique opportunity for apprenticeship candidates to start their career within their highly successful and growing organisation, as a Mechanical Electrical & Trim Apprentice. 

Apprenticeships at Silvester Repair offer a great opportunity to open the pathway for a life-long career in the accident repair industry. We are recruiting for a new apprentice to join our dynamic team in Guildford. 

You will start your apprenticeship as a trainee technician gaining a Level 3 qualification in MET gaining practical skills and work experience, learning while you earn, mentoring by a senior qualified technician.

To start an apprenticeship with us, you need to:

Be at least 16 years old

Be willing to work Monday to Friday 08:00 – 17:00

Be prepared to commit to your apprenticeship for 3 years

Have Grade 4 or above in both Maths and English (double) or Functional Skills Level 2

You will:

work five days a week

Be provided with a uniform, starter kit, health & wellbeing support and experienced mentor

Complete on-line e-learning where applicable

An apprenticeship Standard at Thatcham Research Academy will always include:

A Level 3 qualification (assessed on the job)

A technical certificate issued by a registered training provider upon completion

Employee rights and responsibilities


Working under direct supervision at all times to achieve full competence and qualification.

Accurately and skilfully assess all aspects of the motor vehicle body repair.

Detect and diagnose any additional faults for further repair

Ensure all work is completed safely and complies with manufacturer and British Standard industry guidelines

Identify and evaluate condition of safety related systems and any action required, applying H&S car related current legislation to do so (e.g. air bags, tyres etc)

Differentiate between items that need repairing and items that need replacement

Apply accurate and appropriate opinion times for method and duration for repair

Assess the cost and duration of a repair

Discuss damage and repairs with a range of stakeholders (vehicle owners, insurance companies, colleagues and managers), listening to their view, responding to concerns and negotiating using evidence based


Assess the current market value of vehicle using industry proprietary guides

Obtain authorisation from the Client/Customer to proceed with repair to a vehicle and confirm the cost of the repair (if appropriate for the workplace)

Interpret and accurately apply estimating software system

Full details will be given to you on application.

Are you young, eager and determined to get on? We have the opportunity just for you. Why not choose a lifelong career in the accident repair industry and apply to join TODAY! Please email for further information

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £10,000 – £15,000.00 per year


·         On-site parking


·         Monday to Friday 08:00 – 17:00

Ability to commute/relocate:

·         reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


·         GCSE or equivalent (required)


·         Driving Licence (preferred)

Work Location: In person

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