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
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
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
VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATION (QCF)
You will need to achieve the following QCF at
- 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
You will work to achieve the following Key
- 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
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.
For more advanced courses such as Degrees and HNC/Ds please click here.