Essential information:

Title:

Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair
Advanced Apprenticeship
Level 3

Code:

099883/1/2

Start date:

01/08/2016

End date:

01/08/2018

Weekly hours:

The weekly hours will depend on the Apprenticeship qualification and employer.

Location:

Broadstairs,Dover

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What does this course involve?

This Programme will be offered at times throughout the academic year which runs from September to July. To register your interest please contact Support Services :

Broadstairs Campus - 01843 605062 (or e-mail broadstairs@eastkent.ac.uk)

Dover Campus - 0130 244333 (or e-mail dover@eastkent.ac.uk)

Candidates gain the Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Apprenticeship Level 3 framework qualification by completing and achieving:

VCQ: Work based competence portfolio.

Technical Certificate (VRQ): College-based course covering trade knowledge: exam and practical assessments.

Literacy/Numeracy/ICT: Fulfilled by completion of Maths English and ICT at an appropriate level.

ERR: Employment Rights & Responsibilities.

PLTS: Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.

All qualification elements must be achieved to complete the Apprenticeship Framework

There are a number of mandatory units concentrating on health and safety in the workplace to be completed. Apprentices will be required to study a number of optional units linked to specific trade requirements.

There is an expectation that candidates will undertake personal study in order to demonstrate knowledge of the subject area, and compile a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate their competence.

Requirements

What qualifications do I need?

Apprentices should be employed within an appropriate Automotive environment. Apprentices will be invited to attend a short informal interview prior to the course commencing and to undertake initial assessment to demonstrate the minimum levels of literacy and numeracy required. Apprentices will be allocated a personal tutor for guidance throughout the duration of the course.

Assessment

The process of assessment requires the demonstration of skills together with appropriate knowledge and understanding to a specified standard. Assessment of the VCQ is based on a combination of observation, questioning and collection of evidence from the workplace.

Fees & Costs

This course is fully funded if the Apprentice is aged under 19. If the Apprentice is 19+ then a £750 employer contribution is required. If the Apprentice is aged 24+ the please contact us for more information about 24+ learner loans.

Please contact Support Services for confirmation of all Study Programme fees quoted:

Broadstairs Campus - 01843 605062 (or e-mail broadstairs@eastkent.ac.uk )

Dover Campus - 01304 244333 (or e-mail dover@eastkent.ac.uk )

Opportunities

On successful completion, you could progress onto studying at Higher Education, or seek employment in the industry.

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