Maintenance and Repair (Light Vehicle) - Advanced Apprenticeship
Course Code: WM00004
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This level will suit you if you have existing skills and knowledge in the light vehicle maintenance and repair industry. You may be looking to gain more responsibility by supervising others, running your own business or moving to a diagnostic and fault finding technician level.
To enrol to the Level 3 Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair course, you must have completed Level 2 Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair programme or have the required knowledge and experience of the subject through having been employed in the industry conducting servicing, maintenance and repair of light vehicles.
Employers are looking to attract applicants who have a keen interest in the maintenance and repair of light vehicles. Applicants must demonstrate a “can do" attitude and have at least basic numeracy and literacy skills on which the Apprenticeship will build.
You will be invited to attend an interview with the related curriculum area to give advice and guidance about the job role and qualification. You will be required to undertake initial assessments in Maths and English.
To be an apprentice you need to be working a minimum of 30 hours per week in the related occupation of your chosen apprenticeship and be at least 16 years old. Our Skills Coaches and Careers team can support you with this and we often have a good selection of employers looking to recruit an apprentice.
Teaching and Learning Methods
The Advanced Apprenticeship is 24 months in duration, dependant on previous experience and achievement. The apprenticeship involves you working in a garage for 4 days per week and attending College for 1 day per week. The course is a mixture of work based evidence collection, online tests and written question and answer papers.
All evidence is collected and stored on an e-portfolio to allow you to work at your own pace. You will be assessed at College and in the workplace by your subject specialist tutor and Skills Coach.
Industry Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
All staff involved in the delivery of apprenticeships within the College are approved to train and support the students in the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified, with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.