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Advanced Apprenticeship in Automotive Maintenance & Repair

Apprentices learn on the job, building up knowledge and skills, gaining qualifications and earning money all at the same time.

 

WHAT WILL YOU DO?

You will do work-based training with an employer. You are paid a wage. Your apprenticeship will involve working towards a Vocational Qualification (QCF), Functional Skills and a knowledge based qualication.

 

WHAT ARE THE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS?

You will be expected to achieve a minimum of GCSE Grade C in English, Maths and a Science-based subject or complete an Intermediate Apprenticeship.

 

WHAT JOB WILL YOU DO?

The Vehicle Maintenance & Repair suite of qualifications includes the following common tasks in each career route: removing components; assessing components for wear and  serviceability; replacing components and testing after repair.

 

HOW LONG DOES YOUR APPRENTICESHIP TAKE TO COMPLETE?

All career routes require a high level of practical skill and a degree or problem-solving ability, especially Auto Electrical.  To achieve the skill level and knowledge required in this area you will probably attend college on either a day or block-release basis over the apprenticeship period, which might be expected to last three years.

 

WHAT OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE AFTERWARDS?

After successful completion of this Advanced  Apprenticeship you can progress to motor manufacturers’ career development programmes and/or membership of professional bodies and institutes.

 

Qualifications required as part of the Apprenticeship Framework

 

VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATION (QCF)

You will need to achieve the following QCF at Level 3

  • City & Guilds Vehicle Maintenance and Repair: Light Vehicle

 

KNOWLEDGE BASED QUALIFICATION

You will need to achieve:

  • City & Guilds Progression Award in Automotive Vehicle Servicing and Repair Level 3: Light Vehicle Diagnosis and Repair

 

FUNCTIONAL SKILLS

You will work to achieve the following Key Skills

  • English Level 2
  • Maths Level 2
  • ICT Level 1

 

You will discuss your individual needs with your employer and college representative


HOW TO APPLY

Please download an application form or contact the team below for more information, advice and guidance:

 

Student Services

Doncaster College

The Hub

Chappell Drive

Doncaster

DN1 2RF     

 

Tel: 0800 358 7575  

Email: click here


Disclaimer: All courses are run subject to numbers, and every effort is made to ensure the information on this leaflet is correct. Doncaster College reserves the right to amend the contents as deemed necessary. 



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