Motor Vehicle Maintanence and Repair (Light Vehicle) Advanced L3 Apprenticeship Standard
Type: Full Time
Subject: Engineering and Motor Vehicle
Start Date: Please contact the Information Centre for start date information
Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information
Who is it for
APPLICATIONS FOR 2019/20 CLOSED!
This course is now FULL. If you already have an employer and wish to apply for the Apprenticeship Course please contact 01733 726121.
Apprentices earn a wage and work alongside experienced staff to gain job–specific skills. Off the job training is on a day–release basis, apprentices receive training to work towards nationally recognised qualifications.
Anyone living in England, over 16 and not in full–time education can apply.
Interview Skills Assessment
All candidates will be invited to an interview with the Apprenticeship Recruitment Officers and will take part in an assessment.
What will I need
Entry requirements of 5 GCSEs at grade C/4 and above. A suitable supportive employer who will guide you through your apprenticeship. Vacancies are advertised on our website – https://www.peterborough.ac.uk/apprenticeships/apprenticeship–vacancies/
What is covered
This apprenticeship covers practical skills and knowledge you would need to work in the motor vehicle maintenance and repair sector.
Duties cover –
• Chassis technology
• Engines technology
• Transmission technology
• Electrical and electronic technology
• General aspects
Apprentices are expected to attend college for 1 day a week as part of 20% off–the–job training. Additional off–the–job training hours are expected to be completed within the workplace.
How is the course assessed
Coursework, exams and practical observations.
What can this course lead to
Successful learners can continue to work within the motor industry and gain promotion or learners could progress onto university.
Are there any additional costs
Learners may need to purchase uniform and/or equipment depending on the employer.
A motor vehicle apprentice could expect to work within garage setting, working with customers and possible be on call to assist broken down vehicles. Your working environment can be noisy and dirty. Late night and weekend work will be expected to accommodate business needs.
An employed status Apprentice will:
• Earn a wage – the national minimum wage for apprentices is £3.90 an hour, although many Apprentices earn more than this
• Get paid holidays
• Receive training