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Light Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician

The level 3 apprenticeship standard for Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) is aimed at learners who would like to become a Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technicians (Light Vehicle).
3 years
Greater Manchester SkillCentre, Trafford Park

A Motor Vehicle Technician services and repairs light vehicles such as cars and vans and will work either in dealerships that focus on a particular manufacturer, or for an independent garage that deals with many different makes of vehicles.

They work on all the systems found within the vehicle. The nature of the work ranges from replacing simple parts to solving complex faults with the use of diagnostic methods and equipment.

When does the course start?

We offer various start dates, please contact us for further information.

What does the course cover?

On this apprenticeship programme you will develop the knowledge, skills, and behaviours expected from a competent Light Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician, these include:

  • Induction and Foundation Skills
  • Routine Services and Inspections
  • Simple diagnosis and repair
  • Intermediate diagnosis and repair
  • Customer experience and communication
  • Learning to learn and striving for excellence
  • Making it happen and commercial awareness
When will I attend?

Attendance is required 1 day per week.

What will I achieve?

On successful completion, you will achieve a Level 3 Light Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship.

What are the entry requirements?

Ideally, you will have a minimum of 5 GCSE's grade 4/C or above or level 2 equivalent including maths and English.

If you do not hold the recommended English and maths qualifications then, you will need to achieve these prior to taking the end-point assessment.

How much does the course cost?

There is no fee for the learner. For information on costs to the employer, please contact us.