Lincoln College Open Day
26 April, 2017 – 4.30-8.00pm
For all course enquiries please call the Course Enquiry Line on 030 030 32435
This is ideally suited to people who have completed an apprenticeship in the automotive industry and wish to progress to fully qualified status.
The Vehicle and Transport industry requires skilled and competent technicians, so if you are considering a career as a Mechanic, Vehicle Fitter or a Vehicle Technician, becoming an Apprentice is a valuable step in the experience and qualifications to help you succeed in the industry. Apprenticeships develop an extensive range of practical skills that include working on engines, transmissions, braking, steering and suspension systems.
Plus, enhance problem solving and analytical skills involved with diagnostics, fault finding and identifying solutions.
Apprenticeships will also develop your understanding of:
The Advanced (Level 3) Apprenticeship will give you a fully qualified status and is the higher of two levels of Apprenticeship. (Intermediate (Level 2) gives you a semi-qualified status (see separate leaflet). An Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3) can be completed by the following pathways:
You will need a work placement (4 days a week) in an independent garage, a fleet operator or franchised dealership where you will complete the majority of your assessments. You will attend Lincoln College one day each week to complete theory and practical training.
Fully-qualified Automotive Technician status
Integral to the Level 3 qualification, and important to your progression within the
trade are features that include:
These skills combine to enable you to keep up to date with modern vehicle technology, current and future developments.
- Completion of an Intermediate Apprenticeship
- GCSE Grades A-E (English, Maths and Science)
- Employment or placement within the vehicle repair industry
Continual assessment of an electronic portfolio completed throughout your Apprenticeship. Written statements of tasks, task observations and multi-choice computer based examinations of underpinning knowledge. Functional Skills are assessed through course work and examinations.
What will it cost?
If you are aged 16-18 the Apprenticeship is fully funded, therefore there will be no cost to you or your employer.
If you are aged 19 or over, the Apprenticeship is part funded, therefore the will be no fee for the Apprentice, however your employer will be asked to pay a contribution – details can be provided.
If you are aged 24 and over (on 01 August 2013) and wanting to study a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship, the Apprentice will be required to pay a fee towards the training in addition to your employer paying a contribution.
Ask us about the 24+ Advanced Learning Loans introduced by the Government to help those aged 24 and over fund their Level 3 Apprenticeships.