The qualification is achieved through a mix of learning in the workplace, formal off the job training (at college) and the opportunity to practice and embed new skills in a real work context. On completion, you must be able to undertake the full range of duties, appropriate to your job, confidently and competently to the standard set by the Industry.
Overview & Modules
This Apprenticeship framework is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required to carry out your job role and support future progression within the sector. You will be employed and receive at least the minimum apprenticeship wage, attend college on a day release basis and should achieve the Level 2 Apprenticeship Framework within the agreed timescale.
- Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Competence
- Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles
- Essential Skills Communication Level 1
- Essential Skills Application of Number Level 1
- Essential Skills Digital Literacy Level 1
Note, if you can provide certificates as evidence of your GCSE Maths and English, showing you have achieved Grade G or above, then you will be exempt from undertaking the Essential Skills qualifications listed above.
The job role for the Foundation Apprenticeship will be Light Vehicle Service Technician – carrying out routine light vehicle maintenance and inspections including servicing, repairing and replacing faulty parts and maintaining records.
These programmes are part financed by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government.
How will I be assessed?
Assessment will be made through coursework, tests, assignments, work-based observations and work-based evidence.
Applicants would be GCSE standard (A* – F).
Note, you can only undertake this apprenticeship if you have been employed in your current job role for less than 6 months at time of enrolment if you are aged over 25. If you are under 25, this criteria does not apply to you.
Continue your studies
After successfully completing the Foundation Apprenticeship, you can progress to the Level 3 Apprenticeship.
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