Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair - Advanced Apprenticeship
Faculty of Engineering, Aerospace and Automotive
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Engineering, Aerospace and Automotive Level 3 Technology Centre up to 2 years

What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?

This course is aimed at candidates who have previously achieved a level 2 automotive qualification and wish to progress through a technical certificate which can be used for entry onto MOT training. This is a lifetime qualification and has no expiry.

You will study for two days per week covering diagnostic principles accessing the faculty’s range of equipment and resources which are of industry standard.

You will be assessed through a variety of methods to include practical assessment of simulated faults on vehicles as well as external multi choice online assessment.

What topics will I study?

The topics for this course are as follows:

  • Diagnose and rectify light vehicle engine faults
  • Diagnose and rectify light vehicle chassis faults
  • Diagnose and rectify light vehicle electrical faults
  • Diagnose and rectify light vehicle transmission faults

What experiences will I get?

To be confirmed.

What are the entry requirements?

Candidates will have a level 2 light vehicle qualification and have 3 completed years of experience in the light vehicle field.

What facilities are there?

Access to modern vehicle workshop with ramps and industry specification resources such as a live MOT bay, Snap-on diagnostics, Pico scope, Texa diagnostics, Air Conditioning charge station and a range of modern vehicles. Experienced staff with a wealth of knowledge from Franchise to Non Franchise dealerships.


What can the course lead on to?

Level 2 award in MOT tester training classes 4 and 7

Level 4 certificate in advance motor vehicle studies

Are there any additional costs?

To be confirmed.

What support can I get?

You will have a dedicated Skills Officer who you can contact at any time. They will visit you in the workplace every 10 weeks to carry out a progress review with you and your employer.

What will this training cost me?

This can vary depending on the age of the Apprentice and the size of an organisation. Please contact a Training and Recruitment Advisor on 01392 400800 for more information.

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How to apply:

1. Enrolment form only



2. Application form (19+) and Interview required



3. Initial Assessment required


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