Motor Vehicle courses
Get on the road to an exciting career in the motor vehicle industry.
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.
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.
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What Our Students Say
Alessandro Tessitore, Motor vehicle
“The facilities and the tutors were excellent and exceeded my expectations”
Course: Motor Vehicle
What next? Allessandro has progressed onto the Level 3 course.