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Motor Vehicle Apprenticeship at Rathbone Training

Course description

Rathbone offers Apprenticeships in Vehicle Fitting (level 2) and Apprenticeships and Advanced Apprenticeships (level 2 & 3) in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair.

These apprenticeship can be the starting point for anyone who wants to work in the motor vehicle industry and in many cases this is the starting point to gain qualified vehicle technician status.

You can go on to work for a wide range of businesses from small independent garages to large manufacturer dealerships.

We will support you in finding an employer if you want to move into this area

Course content

You’ll cover how a vehicle works, how it’s repaired and serviced and how the motor vehicle industry works.

You’ll learn on the job from experienced work colleagues and tutors.

Entry requirements

If you’re aged 16-24 you can join. You don’t need any formal qualifications, but you will need to take basic skills assessment if you don’t have GCSEs in English and Maths.


  • Knowledge and competence learning is delivered in the workplace
  • Tests are undertaken in the workplace
  • E-portfolio access for all learners, with additional resources to facilitate independent learning

Financial information

  • You’ll be paid the current hourly rate for apprentices as a minimum.
  • You’ll also get a minimum of four weeks paid leave for your holidays, just like other employees.
  • Get an NUS card for loads of discounts

Future opportunities

  • You can continue on a higher-level programme or go straight into employment.
  • This apprenticeship can lead to a job as a fast fit technician doing routine maintenance, removal and replacement of vehicle components. At Level 3 you will be a fully qualified vehicle technician and will be able to carry out MOT’s.

    Further information

    Apply now to secure your place today!

    How to apply

    If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Rathbone Training directly.

    Last updated date: 30 August 2016
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