Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3 inMotor Vehicle

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On this apprenticeship, you will learn motor vehicle service and repair skills for jobs in a variety of areas, from garages and depots to organisations with fleets of vehicles.

You will receive constant guidance and training throughout which will involve hands-on training from your workplace mentor, and a personal assessor will visit you in your place of work to assess your practical skills.

Course Content

You will attend your place of work for four days per week, and study at the college for one day per week covering:

  • Vehicle Sales
  • Vehicle Parts
  • Light Vehicle
  • Motorcycle
  • Heavy Vehicle
  • Vehicle Body Refinishing


During these qualifications you will receive constant guidance and training throughout which will involve hands on training from your workplace mentor that is allocated to you.

You will be taught all theory knowledge at college of which you will attend one day per week or on a two week block. You will also be allocated a personal assessor who will visit you in your place of work where they will develop and assess your practical skills.

Entry Requirements

  • At least four GCSEs at grade C/4, including Maths and English

Before you can start an apprenticeship, you need to be in employment. The course start dates are flexible to fit around your employer.

Progression Opportunities

After completing the Level 3 apprenticeship qualification you will be recognised in the industry as a fully qualified automotive technician.

There is always room for progression within the automotive sector; you could progress to Level 4 Diagnostic Technician or Level 4 Management.


Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information contained on this website is correct, the College accepts no liability for any errors or omissions. Please note that details are subject to change without notice with regard to the provision of courses, course times and dates and the fees and charges levied.

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Key Facts

Mode of Attendance:
The Apprenticeship course is part time to fit around your work commitments, you may be required to attend college on a day release or your tutor will visit you in the work place.

Intermediate and Advanced Apprenticeships available.

Before you can start an Apprenticeship, you need to be in employment. The course start dates are flexible to fit around your employer.

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