• Course
    Overview
  • Units and
    Structure
  • Entry
    Requirements
  • Student
    Support

Course Overview

The Vehicle Maintenance and 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.

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 two years.

Level
Level 2 Level 3
Duration
Minimum of 2 years
Course Fees
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Units and Structure

Qualifications required as part of the Apprenticeship Framework

Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Competence: Light Vehicle or HGV Level 2 or 3

Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles: Light Vehicle or HGV Level 2 or 3

Functional Skills in Maths, English at ICT at Level 1 or 2

Employment Rights and Responsibilities

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

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

You will be expected to achieve a minimum of GCSE Grade D in English, Maths and a Science-based subject.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.

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Apprenticeship Fees

Any fees incurred in the Apprenticeship framework are payable by  the employer.

Please contact us for more information apprenticeships@don.ac.uk

Apprenticeship Levy

In spring 2017 the way the government funds apprenticeships in England is changing. Some employers will be required to contribute to a new apprenticeship levy, and there will be changes to the funding for apprenticeship training for all employers.

The apprenticeship levy will be introduced on 6 April 2017. The levy requires all employers operating in the UK, with a pay bill over £3 million each year, to invest in apprenticeships.

For more information about how these changes will affect your business please contact apprenticeships@don.ac.uk or visit the Government website

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/apprenticeship-levy-how-it-will-work/apprenticeship-levy-how-it-will-work

The skills and knowledge you will acquire are highly transferable and there are many opportunities for you to develop your career in this sector.

You may also go on to achieve other, higher level qualifications.

Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme

We're proud to be able to offer Dual Career Accreditation via the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme. This is a Sport England funded partnership between athletes, education institutions, and national governing bodies of sport.

The Scheme helps athletes in education – aged 16-plus – to get the very best from their sporting and academic careers without having to choose between the two.

Click here to find out more about TASS

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Apply or Enquire

Want to know more or chat to us?

Have any further questions about this course? You can contact someone specifically about it by using the details below or filling in the enquiry form.

Apprenticeships Team
0800 358 7979
apprenticeships@don.ac.uk

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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

You will be expected to achieve a minimum of GCSE Grade D in English, Maths and a Science-based subject.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.


GCSE Grades are changing from 2017. Need to know more? Click here for information.

Application & Enrolment

Applying for an Apprenticeship is simple. You will need to apply for both a job role, and an Apprenticeship course. For further assistance in applying, please visit the link below.

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