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Engineering- Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Heavy or Light Apprenticeship Level 3 (ENG1) at Barnsley College

Course description

Suitable for anyone wanting to work within an automotive setting undertaking diagnostic and repair activities.

Course content

You will study all the mandatory units listed below. You will also study:

  • Employment, Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English, maths and ICT
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Mandatory Units

  • G0102 – Health, safety and good housekeeping in the automotive environment
  • G3 – Job roles in the automotive work environment
  • G4 – Materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices used in the automotive environment
  • AE06 – Diagnosis and rectification of vehicle auxiliary electrical faults
  • LV07 – Diagnosis and rectification of light vehicle engine faults
  • LV08 – Diagnosis and rectification of light vehicle chassis system faults
  • LV13 – Diagnosis and rectification of light vehicle transmission and driveline faults
  • LV0506K – Inspecting light vehicles using prescribed methods

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

  • Learners will need to be at least 16 years of age and must have completed the Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Motor Maintenance and Repair
  • You must also hold four GCSEs at grade A* to C including GCSE English (grade 4 or above) and maths (grade 5 or above)
  • You need to be employed within an Engineering role or have an employer in this area willing to take you on as an apprentice


You will be assessed by your assessor using a portfolio of evidence, practical demonstrations and assignments. You will be assessed both in College and in your place of work.

Financial information

You may be eligible for assistance with expenses such as travel, books, equipment and childcare.

For further information please contact the Student Services Team on +44 (0)1226 216 114.

Further information

Information Team

We have a dedicated team available to provide information on all of our courses and to help you to make the right choices about your future. The team are based at the Old Mill Lane site.

Drop in: Monday – Thursday 9.00am – 5.00pm Friday 9.00am – 4.30pm

Tel: 01226 216 123


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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: 28 September 2017
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