Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) Level 3
Qualification: Available from Levels 2 to 3*
Type: Delivered at our Accrington campus
Apprenticeships Available

This Apprenticeship is ideal for those looking to become capable of servicing and repairing light vehicles such as cars and vans.

It is suitable for those working in either a dealership for a manufacturer or for an independent garage that deals with many different makes of vehicles.

This Apprenticeship has been designed to give Apprentices all the technical skills and knowledge they need to work on all the systems found within a huge range of cars and vans, ranging from replacing simple parts to complex fault diagnostics.

Skills Required

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good problem solving skills
  • A creative approach for new ideas
  • Excellent technical knowledge
  • Good teamworking skills
  • The ability to manage projects
  • High level of IT ability
  • Good commercial awareness
  • The ability to adapt to work under pressure and to deadlines
Entry Requirements

Intermediate Apprenticeship – 4 GCSEs at grade 3 (D) or above (one in English or Maths) or equivalent.

Advanced Apprenticeship – 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above (one in English or Maths) or successful completion of an Intermediate Apprenticeship, or equivalent. These requirements are subject to change and may also differ to meet the needs of the employer.

As well as a College interview, progression onto an Apprenticeship is subject to an employer interview.

Don’t worry if you didn’t get the required grades, we can work with you to find a suitable route on to your Apprenticeship.

Job Roles
  • Auto Electrician
  • Motorsport Technician
  • Service Manager
  • MOT Tester
  • Master Technician
  • Light Vehicle Technician
  • Workshop Controller
  • Diagnostics Technician
  • Powertrain Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Technical Engineer

And many more!


Assessment is through practical observation and theoretical tests.

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