Level 2 Intermediate Autocare Technician

Start date(s):
1 Aug 2020
Duration:
2 years
Level:
Level 2
Course Code:
1033460
Study Mode:
Part Time
Attendance Type:
Campus
Attendance Pattern:
Daytime
Location:
Framwellgate Moor Campus
Course costs:
Tuition fees paid by employer. Enquire for more information.
Funding

Overview

You will develop the knowledge and skills required to carry out a range of services and repairs to cars, car derived vans and light goods vehicles in a real working environment.

Aims

This apprenticeship has been designed by employers to be rigorous and responds to the needs of employers.

This programme is perfect for those who would like to become a Motor Vehicle Autocare Technician.

As an Autocare Technician, you will carry out a range of services and repairs to cars, car derived vans and light goods vehicles. You might work in an Autocare or “Fast-Fit” Centre, which may be part of a national chain or operated by a regional/local independent group/owner.

Modules

Knowledge:
  • Health and safety
  • Commercial and legislative
  • Technical.


Skills:
  • Vehicle inspection
  • Replacement of components
  • Replace and repair tyres
  • Stock procedures
  • Vehicle 4-wheel geometry.


Behaviours/Attitudes:
  • Working together and building trust
  • Customer experience and communication
  • Making it happen and commercial awareness
  • Learn to strive for excellence.

Delivery

You will work for a minimum of 30 hours per week, plus take part in training for approximately 1 day. The exact working and training hours will be dependent upon the needs of the employer.

Teaching & assessment

The programme will be a mixture of classroom based theory and practical sessions.

You will be assessed through exams, a professional discussion and End Point Assessment (EPA). The EPA is the final stage before you complete your apprenticeship. At this stage you must demonstrate your ability to an independent end-point assessor. Your overall grade will be a distinction, pass or fail.

You will need to complete 20% off-the-job training.

Placement:

Your employer will provide hands-on experience in a real working environment. They will provide the training and evidence required for you to complete the qualification.

You could progress to work in an Autocare or “Fast-Fit” Centre, which may be part of a national chain or operated by a regional/local independent group/owner.

Funding

Please note these prices are for the current academic year and may be subject to change for our courses starting in future years.

Additional Costs

You will be required to contribute additional fees for optional trips.

Interview Instructions

You will be invited into the College to attend an interview. Please bring your GCSE grades.

Entry Criteria

You will hold at least one GCSE at grade 4/C and one GCSE grade 3/D at maths or English.

All employers will be visited to discuss training and evidence required to complete the qualification and you will be interviewed prior to enrolment.