Automotive Retail Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) Apprenticeship Level 3

Automotive Retail Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) Apprenticeship Level 3

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As a motor vehicle technician you will be involved in servicing and repairing light vehicles in either a dealership or for an independent garage. The nature of the work will range from replacing simple parts through to solving complex faults with the use of diagnostic methods and equipment.

Duration 18 - 24 months
Study mode Full Time
Start date Various
Campus Industrial Delivery
Course code 56420-01

What you learn

Apprenticeship themes:

• Level 3 Standard in Automotive Retail Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance

• Enhance customer experience

• Health & Safety of a light vehicle repair workshop

• Components of a light vehicle

• Electrical systems

• Servicing

• Diagnosis and repair

Benefits / Skills you will develop

Apprenticeships give you the opportunity to work for a real employer, earn a real salary and gain a real qualification whilst gaining valuable workplace skills and experience.

How you will be assessed

A wide range of assessment methods are used both in the classroom environment and workplace. Evidence reflects how you have carried out the process relating to your competence.

For example: The process that you carry out could be recorded in an observation or witness testimony. Products relating to your competence could be minutes of a meeting, e mails, letters, manufacturing instructions, photos and health and safety checks.

Different forms of questioning are carried out on an on-going part of the assessment process.

Where is the course delivered (facilities / classrooms)

One day a week is spent in college at Printworks Campus learning the theory and basis of application in a supportive learning environment.

For the rest of the week you will be in paid employment within a Motor vehicle establishment.

You will be given the opportunity and support to practice and develop the newly acquired knowledge and skills.

Entry requirements

A rigorous recruitment and selections process is carried out to ensure that the aspiring apprentices are suited to enduring this exciting and challenging route of study. A Level 2 in Motor vehicle maintenance and repair is essential and GCSE grade A-C in English and Maths would be an advantage.

However if you cannot provide evidence of this then you will be required to sit an online assessment test. Employment in a establishment.

What's next

Search and apply online for our current vacancies or alternatively you can complete the online application form or e-mail a copy of your cv to the Apprenticeship Recruitment Team.

Contact us on: T: 0113 216 2337 / 0113 308 7918 E:

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