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Apprenticeship Standard Automotive Retail - Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (light vehicle) - Level 3
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16-18 Students (Age at 31st August)
19-23 Students (Age at 31st August)
- Students studying their first level 2 course
- Students studying their first level 3 course (Some level 3 courses are not included, so please check with Student Services)
- Unemployed, looking for work and on an acceptable benefit studying a level 1 or 2 course (see list of benefits below)
24+ Students (Age at 31st August)
- Unemployed, looking for work and on an acceptable benefit studying a level 1 course (see list of benefits below)
- Unemployed, looking for work and on an acceptable benefit studying a level 2 course (see list of benefits below)
- Apprenticeships are free of charge for the learner (you are actually paid a salary!)
- There is no upper age restriction to enrol onto an Apprenticeship programme, so long as you are 16+ years old.
- Working hours are usually between 30-40 hours per week which includes your release to College.
- There may be a fee for the employer willing to support you, but this depends on a few factors.
Please contact 01530 519 001 or email@example.com if you have any further questions regarding an Apprenticeship programme.
List of benefits
- Jobseeker's Allowance
- ESA (WRAG) (Work Related Activity Group)
- Universal Credit (Must be unemployed and required to undertake skills training)
- Wider Benefits – see list below
Wider benefits that are acceptable
In all cases the learner must:
- Be unemployed (i.e. not in any paid employment)
- Want to enter employment but need skills training to do so
- Sign the waiver agreement confirming the above
- Show current proof of the benefit
Child Tax Credit
Child's Special Allowance
Council Tax Benefit, administered by local authorities
Disability Living Allowance [Being replaced by Personal Independent Payments] (If paid to learner)
Graduated retirement benefit
Housing Benefit, administered by local authorities
Pensions payable under the Industrial Death Benefit scheme
Reduced Earnings Allowance, see industrial disablement benefit above
Retirement Allowance, see industrial disablement benefit above
War Widow's pension
Widowed Parent's Allowance
Working Tax Credit. (If paid to spouse, not the learner)
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More information about this Course
This is a day release course, accessed by prior full achievement of the Level 2 Apprenticeship. This qualification covers advanced technology topics including hybrid and alternative fuels, CAN bus systems and diagnostic principles using Scan tools and oscilloscopes.
What Qualifications Or Experience Do I Need?
Students on this course will need to be employed in the light vehicle industry and have a keen interest in this aspect of the motor industry.
How Long Is The Course?
The Level 3 Apprenticeship is normally 3 years.
What Will I Learn?
You will learn advanced technology relating to light vehicles.
How Will I Learn?
You will be expected to produce assignments following class sessions. You will also be expected to use our extensive library of technology material, assisted and mentored by your tutor. Essential workplace evidence will be compiled into an NVQ portfolio.
How Will I Be Assessed?
You will be assessed by online assessments set by the awarding body and by written assignments. Your practical work will be assessed in college and in the workplace. There will also be an end point assessment which you will need to successfully complete to gain your apprenticeship.
Where Could This Course Lead To?
Successful completion provides an excellent opportunity towards VOSA training and ATA routes.