Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship | Weston College

Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship

What will I do on this course?

This apprenticeship will extend your on-the-job training and further develop your vehicle maintenance skills to an advanced level. You will be employed by a garage or dealership and work alongside an experienced tradesperson to further develop and practise your new skills.

You will also attend College for one day a week for support and to learn the higher technical side of your trade.

This apprenticeship covers practical and theory content including the diagnosis of modern complex motor vehicle systems and their faults such as brakes, steering and suspension, electrical and inspection. You will also learn about employers’ rights and responsibilities, and we will work with you to develop your IT, English and maths skills.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through practical skills tests and workplace observations, online tests, assignments, and an e-portfolio.

What could I do after this course?

The majority of our apprentices are kept on by their employers after they finish their course. This course could also lead to you becoming a mechanic or setting up your own garage. You can increase your skills with a Foundation Degree in Mechanical Engineering at University Centre Weston.


Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade 9-4 including English and maths. You’ll need to be in employment in the industry, but we can support you to find this.

Course Level

Level 3

iAn interview is required for this course.

All you need to know about course dates and times

Throughout the year
3 Years
Course code AVPMVPF1SA

Occupations related to Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship

 

Vehicle technician, mechanic or electrician

Vehicle technicians, mechanics and electricians accept calls for help and repair and service the mechanical parts and electrical/electronic circuitry and components of cars, lorries, buses, motorcycles and other motor vehicles, and repair and service auto air-conditioning systems.

Average annual earnings: £20,982
Employment in region: 7,548 positions
 

Vehicle body builder or repairer

Job holders in this unit group construct and repair the bodies of road vehicles, and fit interior and exterior fittings to vehicle bodies.

Average annual earnings: £25,116
Employment in region: 724 positions

What Our Students Say

Alessandro Tessitore, Motor vehicle


Alessandro Tessitore

“The facilities and the tutors were excellent and exceeded my expectations”

Course: Motor Vehicle

What next? Allessandro has progressed onto the Level 3 course.

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