Where will this course lead?

If you are interested in working as a Motor Vehicle Technician, and look forward to the challenge of work while learning in a practical way, then this course is for you.
An apprenticeship is a way for you to acquire the skills required to become a fully-qualified technician. It provides the opportunity to get the qualifications and experience you will need for jobs of the future.
Apprenticeships also offer quality training to industry standards. They are designed by employers for employees - so you can be sure you are getting the skills the industry want.
You must be employed as the practical element of the apprenticeship is assessed at your workplace.

What will I study?

The course consists of work-based learning and knowledge gained from attending College one day a week. Some of the units include:
- Health & Safety in the Workplace
- Employer Rights and Responsibilities
- Vehicle Chassis Systems
- Vehicle Engines
- Vehicle Electrics and Electronics
- Pre & Post Inspections
- Service & Maintenance
- Transmission Systems

How will this course be delivered?

You will receive comprehensive training at work and attend College on a day-release.

This will give you the opportunity to do real work, developing work-based skills that employers are looking for.

What qualifications will I get?

• Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Competence
• Technical Certificate Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles
• Functional Skills Level 1 in Mathematics, Level 1 in English and Level 1 in ICT

*To help us ensure that all students reach their full potential and are equipped to develop their skills further within the industry, all learners who have not already achieved a Level 2 in English and Mathematics will have extra tuition to help them achieve a Level 2 in these subjects. Functional Skills are only applicable to learners who have not already achieved GCSE grade A-E in English, Maths and ICT (or equivalent)

How will I be assessed?

Knowledge units:
- Projects/assignments, external assessments/tests and professional discussion
Performance units:
- Practical activities in the workplace or as appropriate in simulated conditions.

You will be assessed on your knowledge by online tests, written tests and written assignments within the College and you will be assessed on practical tasks in the workplace; here you will gather evidence to prove that you can meet the required standards set by the industry.

How do I get a place on the course?

It is essential that all candidates are employed as a light vehicle technician within the industry.

Contact the Enrolment team on 01789 266245 or email: hello@stratford.ac.uk

What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements.

What else do I need to know?

Employers: please contact the Apprenticeship Team for more information on possible costs and incentives available.

What can I do after this course?

Advanced Apprenticeship in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Level 3



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