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Motor Vehicle

Motor Vehicle

Mode of study Apprenticeship
Duration Please ring for details
Campus London Road Campus
Start date 30 September 2019
Course code PLR2UMV (1919)
  • Who is it for?

    An Apprenticeship in Motor Vehicle would require you to carry out routine light vehicle maintenance and inspections, training you as a Service Technician/Vehicle Technician. Your job role will include; servicing, the repair and replacement of faulty parts and maintaining vehicle records.

  • Entry Requirements

    In order to complete this Apprenticeship you will be expected to complete an initial assessment in Maths and English to ensure you are at a suitable level to work towards these qualifications. Some employers will specify their own minimum qualification entry requirements, which would be detailed within their Apprenticeship vacancy.

  • What does the course involve?

    There are two main qualifications within this Apprenticeship;

    • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (assessing your competence in the job role)
    • Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles (assessing your knowledge)

    As part of the Apprenticeship framework you will also study further qualifications in English & Maths (if required) as well as Employer Rights & Responsibility and Personal Learning & Thinking Skills.

  • How is the course assessed?

    The Apprenticeship theory is taught at college on a day release basis once a week. In addition, you will be visited at your workplace regularly by your assessor, for the duration of your apprenticeship. During your workplace assessments you will demonstrate your competency through doing your job and be provide evidence of your knowledge and skills. If you need to complete your functional skills, then this will be covered at college.

  • Additional Notes

    Typically this takes between 18-24 months to complete, depending on your previous knowledge and experience.

  • What do I do next?

    To be an apprentice you will need an employer who can offer you work and release you for your training. Once you have an employer in place, you can apply online. If after reading this fact sheet, you are still undecided about the course most suitable for you, please drop in to one of our Advice Events, ring the Apprenticeship Team on 01743 260400 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Leanne Arnold

Leanne Arnold

Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Service and Repair
Previous Institution: Shrewsbury Academy

I was on the part-time six week car maintenance course and enjoyed it so much that I decided to gain my Level 2 diploma. I think the course covers everything perfectly and I really like doing the electrics modules.

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Career Options

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    Up to £34,000

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    Up to £39,000


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