This apprenticeship develops skills in servicing and repairing llight vehicles.
Typical roles are Advanced Service Technician, Maintenance Technician, Diagnostic Technician.
It includes the development of skills in:
- servicing and inspection procedures
- diagnostic methods and equipment and rectifying complex faults
- using electrical wiring systems
- following recognised repairprocedures
- customer handling
Apprentices are required to have a minimum of five GCSEs at grade 4 / C or above including Mathematics and English, or BTEC Level 2 Diploma at Merit, or NVQ 2, plus two Functional Skills at Level 2.
It is helpful for apprentices to have experience in their chosen field to allow them to meet the rigours of the programme but this is not essential.
Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship
Apprentices need to produce a Logbook of evidence and assignments which will be reviewed by a qualified assessor. End Point Assessment includes an online Knowledge test, a practical Skills test and a Professional Discussion.
Apprentices are required to meet target dates for completion of work set by their assessor throughout the programme; this will require some work to be completed in their own time.
Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week, with an employer who is willing to support them through the apprenticeship. For those not currently in suitable employment, Newbury College can provide a list of current apprenticeship vacancies.
Achievement of this apprenticeship could lead to progression onto higher education including Higher level apprenticeships. Achievers can also apply for professional registration (Eng Tech).
Fees and Additional Costs
Apprentices will spend time attending classes at the college, typically one day per week in term time.