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Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3 at Milton Keynes College

Course description

Without vehicle maintenance and repair technicians the economy would grind to a halt. Many people are dependant upon their vehicles to get to work and businesses need reliable and well-maintained vehicles to transport goods to and from customers. Apprenticeships are the life blood of the automotive retail industry and more technicians are needed to replace those who leave or retire. Apprentices will learn how to diagnose, test and repair a range of vehicles from cars, vans, lorries and lift trucks to motorcycles, including electronics and electrical repairs.

Entry requirements

To take part in this programme the you need:
• GCSEs at grades A-C in English, maths and a science (or equivalent)
• good IT skills
• strong problem solving and team-working skills
• attention to detail and be able to use own initiative


Much of the programme is assessed in the workplace, however you will be required to attend College. The number of days that you will attend will depend upon the needs of your employer and your existing experience and qualifications. Your time at College will lead to qualifications that are assessed by exam. Some other elements such as functional skills are also assessed by exam, whilst in the workplace you will also need to gather evidence to demonstrate your competence. You will be allocated an assessor who will guide and support you throughout your Apprenticeship programme.

Future opportunities

Applicants who complete this programme can look forward to progressing their career within the automotive industry.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Milton Keynes College directly.

Last updated date: 15 April 2016
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