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Motor Vehicle Engineering Apprenticeship Level 3 at Malvern Hills College

Course description

The scheme is aimed at young people between the ages of 16 and 24 who wish to continue their training in the motor vehicle industry in a working garage environment.

Course content

What’s involved?

Diagnosis and repair of the modern motor vehicle which includes:

• Chassis technology
• Engine technology
• Transmission technology
• Advanced vehicle electrical systems
• Functional Skills associated with the motor vehicle industry
• Health and Safety

How will I be studying?

You will be working at your place of employment and you will be required to attend College for day release.

Entry requirements

The Apprenticeship programme is for young people between the ages of 16 and 24 who wish to pursue a career in the motor vehicle industry. You will need to have grades A* - C in English, Maths and ICT, and also be in employment within a motor vehicle workshop or dealership. Alternatively you may be progressing from a Level 2 Motor Vehicle Apprenticeship or a full-time Motor Vehicle course.


You will be assessed via online assessments, assessments of competence through workplace observations and written assignments.

Future opportunities

On successful completion of the Apprenticeship you will achieve the IMI Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Diagnosis and Repair. You will achieve the status of a Fully Qualified Diagnostic Motor Vehicle Technician, which will be the basis for becoming an MOT vehicle inspector, workshop controller or Service Manager.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Malvern Hills College directly.

Last updated date: 10 August 2016

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    • The Evesham campus is a short walk from Evesham town centre. It is well placed for bus links from the surroundings area.

      The campus has...

      ·         A state of the art motor vehicle workshops

      ·         New hair & beauty training salons called PURE - Hair, Beauty & Relaxation, which are also open to the public

      ·         Training rooms for public services and construction

      ·         A dedicated health and childcare teaching area

      ·         Fully equipped IT facilities and media suite

      ·         A new photographic studio

      ·         An Energy Training Centre

      ·         Indoor and outdoor animal care facilities

      We also have a well equipped Learning Resources Centre and an excellent refreshment and relaxation area in The Hub, which includes a Costa Coffee Shop.