Further education and skills – guidance

Apprenticeship standard: motor vehicle service and maintenance technician [light vehicle] (approved for delivery)

Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the automotive retail sector.

Documents

Apprenticeship standard for a motor vehicle service and maintenance technician

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Assessment plan for a motor vehicle service and maintenance technician

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Detail

This document is relevant to:

  • those looking to apply for an apprenticeship
  • employers wanting to recruit an apprentice
  • training organisations working with employers to make the apprenticeships available

This standard is ready to use.

Under our reforms, employer-designed standards will replace frameworks, and will be clear and concise. From 2017 to 2018 as many apprenticeship starts as possible will be on the new standards.

Employers involved in creating this standard

If you’d like to get involved and contribute to the development of the motor vehicle service and maintenance technician standard, please read the guidance for trailblazers, and email the Trailblazer contact: kjohns@jaguarlandrover.com.

The standard for a motor vehicle service and maintenance technician was developed by:

  • Jaguar Land Rover
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • BMW, Honda
  • VW Group (Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Audi, SEAT, Skoda and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles)
  • Stratstone Group
  • Arnold Clark Group
  • Cavalier garages
  • Quality Car Service
  • Jim Steele Garages
  • Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMIF)
  • Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI)

Funding information for employers and training organisations

Funding band (6 = highest 1 = lowest): 6

Maximum core government contribution: £18,000

Read the funding rules for apprenticeship standards for further information.