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What's Involved

The aim of this programme is to attract new people into Vehicle Maintenance and Repair from a wide range of backgrounds to replace those who leave or retire and to upskill the existing workforce in England. Objectives of this programme are to:

  1. Contribute to increasing the number of existing staff qualified at Level 2 and Level 3;
  2. Attract more applicants from women and other under-represented groups into Vehicle Maintenance and Repair jobs at Level 2 and Level 3;
  3. Develop problem solving, communication, team working, literacy, numeracy and ICT skills which are a priority for the Automotive Retail Industry;
  4. Provide micro businesses, which account for around 85% of businesses in the Automotive Retail Industry, with access to a quality training programme to help their businesses grow;
  5. Provide opportunities for career progression within Vehicle Maintenance and Repair and into the wider Automotive Retail Industry;
  6. Provide a pathway to further and higher education for those who choose to do so.

The duration of this apprenticeship is generally 24 months.

Entry Requirements

  • English Language GCSE Grade D or Functional Skill Level 1;
  • Maths GCSE Grade D or Functional Skill Level 1;
  • ICT GCSE Grade D or Functional Skill Level 1;
  • Working in a role such as Light Vehicle Service Technician.

Where will it take me?

By the end of your apprenticeship you will have achieved:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Competence;
  • Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles;
  • Functional Skill in Maths Level 1 (if required);
  • Functional Skill in English Level 1 (if required);
  • Functional Skill in ICT Level 1 (if required);
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities;
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills.

Progression and employment opportunities include:


  • On completion of this Intermediate Apprenticeship, apprentices will be competent to work as a Light Vehicle Service Technician;
  • Following further training and development, apprentices can progress to a range of jobs such as Leve l2 and Level 3 as a Light Vehicle Diagnostic Technician, Service Adviser, Service Receptionist or Maintenance Controller.

Advanced Level Apprenticeships:

  • Advanced Level (Level 3) Apprenticeship in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (any pathway).

Further Education:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles;
  • Level 3 Extended Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles.

Course Assessment Method

You will be assessed using a range of methods such as; Computer based exam, direct observation of tasks or activities, examination of work products produced by learners (e.g. diary notes, site notes, completed reports), examination of witness testimonies from people, other than the assessor, who are prepared to provide statements detailing specific details of learners’ performance, review of records of ‘question and answer’ sessions covering specific aspects of the knowledge and understanding and Professional discussion. All of these assessment methods will build your portfolio of evidence.

Where and When

Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Intermediate Apprenticeship

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Fee Information

Course Code Study Mode Start Date Under 16 16-18 19+ International
J838PRG-18 Part Time 04/09/2018 N/A £0 On Request N/A
J838PRG-19 Part Time 03/09/2019 N/A £0 On Request N/A

Notes About Fees

Fees shown are per year.

Find out more by speaking to Admissions:

  • For full-time further education courses call 01708 462833
  • For part-time further education courses call 01708 462801
  • For higher education courses, or if you’re an overseas student, call 01708 462801


  • To find out if you’re entitled to support call Student Services for advice on 01708 462718 ext 2718
  • You don’t have to pay tuition or admin fees if you’re 16-18 and studying a further education funded course.
  • You need to pay higher education course fees each academic year.

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