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Vehicle Maintenance and Repair - Intermediate Apprenticeship Level 2 at Lowestoft College

Course description

The programme combines training in the workplace and College with the emphasis on ‘learning whilst working'. Each programme follows a nationally recognised framework which explains what has to be achieved to become qualified in your chosen career. Whilst on the programme, you will be working towards an NVQ (National Vocational Qualification), Functional Skills and a Technical Certificate.

Course content

Whilst working towards an Apprenticeship in Motor Vehicle you will cover the following subjects:

NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Mandatory Units

  • Contribute to good housekeeping
  • Ensure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety
  • Maintain positive working relationships
  • Remove and replace engine units and components
  • Remove and replace Electrical Auxiliary Units and Components
  • Carry out routine vehicle maintenance
  • Remove and replace Vehicle Chassis Units and Components

Plus two additional optional units 
Functional Skills (Subject to GCSE grades) in:

  • English Level 1
  • Maths Level 1
  • ICT Level 1

ALSO

  • Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles (Technical Certificate
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Additional Information:
On a successful completion of the programme you will have achieved the Intermediate Apprenticeship (level 2) in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair.

Entry requirements

To start an Apprenticeship you have to be employed in the industry of your chosen career. The desirable entry qualifications are four GCSEs grade C or above including maths, English, IT and science.You will also undergo an interview and sit computer based assessments in numeracy and literacy. The decision to allow you to start the Apprenticeship will be based on the outcome of your interview, and the assessment results. Your employer will be assessed on their ability to offer the variety of work necessary to allow you to complete the Apprenticeship.

Assessment

This is continuous through the college based and work based assessments as well as completion of a portfolio (folder of work). Assessment of your practical skills and some of the underpinning knowledge is carried out at your workplace by an NVQ assessor. In addition you will also need to answer some oral questions to sow you understand what you have learned. Functional skills will also be integrated and assessed within the programme.

Future opportunities

On a successful completion of the programme you will have achieved the Intermediate Apprenticeship (level 2) in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 06 April 2016
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