Apprenticeship Standard - Level 3 Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair ST0033

1. Course details

Qualification name Generic code to identify ILR programme aims
Qualification level X
Awarding organisation Generic award - no awarding body
Course webpage
Course type Work based
Course start date 01 September 2021
Cost description There are no costs to students aged between 16 and 18. 

The cost for students aged 19 and over, please contact the Work Based Learning Unit for further details on 01924 789469.

2. Who this course is for

A motor vehicle service and maintenance technician services and repairs light vehicles such as cars and vans and works either in dealerships which focus on a particular manufacturer, or in an independent garage which deals with many different makes of vehicles.

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3. Entry requirements

Level 2 qualification in a related subject or completion of a Level 2 apprenticeship.

You will also need Level 2 literacy and numeracy qualifications. If you do not have the relevant level of qualification, we can assess your current level of literacy and/or numeracy.

4. What you'll learn

You will study engine diagnostic and rectification, vehicle chassis systems diagnosis and rectification, vehicle auxiliary systems diagnosis and rectification, and vehicle inspection procedures.

Maths and English (and sometimes IT) are key elements of apprenticeship programmes and if you do not already have a GCSE at grade A*-C in these subjects you will be required to study Functional Skills at the appropriate levels.

Skills in Maths and English will support your apprenticeship programme, assisting you with assignment writing, research, job applications, presentations, managing your own finances and interpretation of data, to mention just a few. They will also help you in the future. Most employers are looking for ability in these areas and the majority of university courses require you to have Maths and English GCSEs at A*-C.This is why the development of Maths and English is so important, whatever your field of study.

5. How you'll learn

The course will be delivered by a mixture of classroom work and workplace training. An essential part of the course is individual study and workplace mentoring.

Assessment will take place at periodic periods throughout the course of study before individuals enter the end point assessment that is carried out by an external body.

6. What you'll need to bring

Check with course provider

7. How you'll be assessed

By continuous assessment in the workplace and by written and oral testing in College.

8. Next steps

Further Study: Specialist training in the field. Possibility of progression to Level 4 or 5 courses.

Career Opportunities: Students who have completed level 3 can undertake further study or progress in to management. Past students have become VOSA approved MOT testers or gone onto become self-employed.

9. Venue

Yorkshire and The Humber
East Riding of Yorkshire, York, Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham, Sheffield, Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds, Wakefield, North Yorkshire

10. Other venues and dates

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