This hands-on intermediate apprenticeship will prepare you for a career in vehicle maintenance and repair.
You will combine studying with practical learning on-the-job and will attend college on a day-release basis while employed and working as an apprentice mechanic.
You will gain evidence from your place of work, which will contribute towards the achievement of your apprenticeship.
This course aims to develop your skills in a number of areas, including:
- Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive Environment
- Supporting Job Roles in the Automotive Work Environment Observation
- Materials, Fabrication, Tools and Measuring Devices used in the Automotive Environment
- Identify and Agree Motor Vehicle Customer Service Needs
- Routine Light Vehicle Maintenance
- Removing and Replacing Light Vehicle Engine Units and Components
- Removing and Replacing Light Vehicle Electrical Units and Components
- Removing and Replacing Light Vehicle Chassis Units and Components
- Inspecting Light Vehicles Using Prescribed Methods.
You will study the following units:
- Light Vehicle Engine and Fuel Systems
- Braking, Steering, Suspension Systems, Wheels and Tyres
- Transmission Systems
- Electrical and Electronic Systems
- Non Complex Fault Diagnosis on Engine, Chassis and Electrical Systems
- Remove and Refit Components
- Vehicle Maintenance.
You will work for a minimum of 30 hours per week, plus take part in training for approximately 1 day. The exact working and training hours will be dependent upon the needs of the employer.
You will hold GCSE maths and English at grade C or above.