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Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair - Apprenticeship (Advanced) - Level 3 at College of West Anglia

Course description

This apprenticeship is aimed at people who have completed the Intermediate Level Apprenticeship and wish to extend their training to include more in-depth knowledge of vehicle systems and the use of diagnostic techniques. The competency diploma at level 3 is made up of mandatory units plus a number of optional units to meet employer requirements. Examples of these units are: Competency in Diagnosing and Rectifying Light Vehicle Engine faults, and Competency in Diagnosing and Rectifying Light Vehicle Chassis System faults. The technical certificate is achieved through college day release and provides specialist knowledge for service technicians working on light vehicles. Achievement of the framework will take approximately 18 months.

Entry requirements

An interview is required. You will be assessed for your potential to achieve the apprenticeship.You may need to undergo an initial assessment of your English and Maths skills in which you are required to be working at/towards, at least, level 2.At the start of your apprenticeship programme you will need to be employed by a suitable and appropriate employer for at least 30 hours per week. You will also need to have been a resident in the EU for at least 3 years, not have a level 4 or higher qualification and not be on any other government funded training programme.Commitment and motivation are necessary to complete the course.


The Competency Diploma is assessed through a portfolio of workplace activities. The Principles Diploma is delivered in college on a day release basis and assesses knowledge through online multiple choice testing and by assessments set within the college environment. Functional Skills are delivered in college (additional attendance may be required) and assessed through external examination.The Employment Rights and Responsibilities qualification is assessed through completion of a workbook. Personal Learning and Thinking Skills are evidenced through work and learning activities.

Financial information

If you are under 19 on 31st August in the year you begin your programme, you will not have to pay a course fee; however, there may be additional resources fees and fees for materials, kits and trips. Please visit our website for full details.

Further information

Please visit the CWA website for further information.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 02 August 2018
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