Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

New College Lanarkshire is proud of its state-of-the- art automotive training facility, combining the latest technology and equipment with excellence in training delivery. Our block release ‘off-the-job’ training programme in conjunction with our ‘on-the-job’ workplace training programme combines to produce a well-rounded, technically competent automotive professional at the end of the Modern Apprenticeship programme.
3 - 3.5 yrs Motherwell Campus Starting from: Enquire today
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Course Information

01 What the student receives
  • Level 2 VRQ Technical Certificate in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair (Heavy Vehicle)
  • Level 3 VRQ Technical Certificate in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair (Heavy Vehicle)
  • Level 3 S/NVQ Certificate in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair (Heavy Vehicle)
  • Core Skills Qualifications
  • IMI Sector Skills Council Modern Apprenticeships Completion Certificate
02 What’s covered

During the course of the programme apprentices will gain the knowledge and skills required to help them become competent technicians in the workplace.

Topics covered begin with workplace safety, engineering skills leading on to vehicle inspection and servicing, maintenance, repair and diagnosing faults around the engine, chassis and electrical systems.

Alongside the delivery at college our assessors will also visit your company to observe the practical skills of apprentices in the workplace and work closely with them towards gaining an SVQ work related qualification.

03 Career Prospects on completion

Completion of the apprenticeship could lead to progressing towards:

  • Diagnostic Technician
  • Master Technician
  • Workshop Supervisor
  • Workshop Manager.
04 Entry Requirements

Candidates must be employed within the automotive industry working on vehicles over 3.5 tonnes gross vehicle weight.

We advise candidates have an SCQF level 4 in English, Maths and a science subject.

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At New College Lanarkshire we are here to help sustain and strengthen your business. Our curriculum is regularly assessed to ensure that your apprentices are getting the training relevant to their work and practise high industry standards.

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