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Advanced Apprenticeship Vehicle Maintenance - Heavy Vehicle route at Stoke on Trent College

Course description

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Advanced Apprenticeships cover complexdiagnosis and advanced mechanical repairs for heavy vehicles 3.5 tons and above. These courses combine NVQ and Technical Certificate qualifications along with Functional Skills.

Course content

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Advanced Apprenticeships cover complexdiagnosis and advanced mechanical repairs for heavy vehicles 3.5 tons and above. These courses combine NVQ and Technical Certificate qualifications along with Functional Skills.

Entry requirements

Candidates must be 16 years of age or over on entry with 3 GCSEs grade C or above. To enter this programme you will need to show enthusiasm, commitment and interest in the subject area or have attained a relevant NVQ/Diploma Level 2. You will also need to be employed in the industry.

Assessment

NVQ Candidates collect evidence from the workplace to build a portfolio, and assessment includes workplace observations with practical skills measured against recognised industry standards. Assessment of the underpinning knowledge is by written assignments, oral questioning and external examination.

Future opportunities

An Advanced Apprenticeship will give you the skills and qualifications to progress your career in this industry.

Further information

An Apprenticeship is a high quality, challenging training and development programme to help employees become as effective as possible in their early careers. It includes: employed status and wages, an individual learning plan, life skills, functional skills and a nationally recognised certificate relating directly to their work on completion of the NVQ.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Stoke on Trent College directly.

Last updated date: 21 January 2016
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    • The Burslem campus of Stoke on Trent College houses the following subject areas:

      Media, Art and Design

      Music and Performing Arts

      Engineering

      Motor Vehicle

      Construction Trades

      Plumbing, Electrical Installation and Gas Services