Apprenticeships

Motor Vehicle Service Technician Apprenticeship Level 3

Duration Age Group Study Cost Available Locations
36 MONTHS APPRENTICESHIP FULL TIME Contact us Work based
Duration Age Group Study Cost Available Locations
36 MONTHS APPRENTICESHIP FULL TIME Contact us Work based

Overview

This apprenticeship may include:

  • The basics of vehicle and emerging technologies
  • Types and characteristics of light vehicles
  • Diagnostic principles

Applying

To apply for an Apprenticeship or for more information, contact our Workforce team

Call: 01702 221800

Email: apprenticeships@southessex.ac.uk


 

Entry Requirements

  • One GCSE at grades A*-D/9-3 or Level 1 Functional Skills in English and maths
  • Apprentices must demonstrate via initial assessment that they are working at Level 1 in both English and maths unless they hold an Education Health and Care Plan

Course Structure

Induction (First six weeks)

  • Programme overview/unit selection
  • English and maths diagnostic – with Functional Skills support (where identified)
  • Health and Safety, Equality and Diversity, Prevent and British Values
  • Expectations and induction targets 
  • End-Point Assessment requirements

On-programme (Months 01 - 33)

  • Day release weekly classroom sessions to complete onprogramme learning-assessed via gateways 1 and 2
  • Work-based assessment visits every 4-6weeks for the duration of the apprenticeship.
  • Development of an e-portfolio of evidence
  • Progress reviews every 10 weeks
  • Functional Skills delivery and exams (where required)

Gateway (Months 34 - 36)

  • All skills, knowledge and behaviours achieved and evidenced
  • Confirmation of completion of Functional Skills
  • Preparation for knowledge test 
  • Mock skills test
  • Mock behaviour assessment
  • Gateway confirmation declaration

End-point assessment (Months 34 - 36)

(carried out by an accredited third party provider):

  • Behaviour Assessment (month 34)
  • Knowledge test (month 35)
  • Review of On-Programme Logbook (month 36)
  • Skills Test (2 day testing)

Certification (Final 4 weeks of programme)

  • City and Guilds Level 3 Award in Basic Mobile Air Conditioning (QCF)
  • Level 2 Functional Skills English and maths
  • Apprenticeship with certification from the Institute of Apprenticeships
  • Membership to Professional Bodies if desired

Assessment & Feedback

Apprenticeship Standard

An Apprenticeship Standard programme is occupation focused and concentrates on the relevant knowledge, skills and behaviours required to complete the programme successfully.

What Next...

  • Pursue higher level opportunities within the industry