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Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Standard

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LOCATION & START DATE
Cornwall College Camborne - as required
Cornwall College Camborne - as required
LEVEL
Level 3 Levels Explained
DURATION
3 Years
LEARNING AREA
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ATTENDANCE
Work-based

Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Standard

Automotive Courses As a qualified HGV specialist mechanic you could work in an amazingly diverse industry, whether servicing, repairing, working managing a fl­eet or as a mobile specialist, once qualified there are lots of career opportunities. Modern technology means you won’t just be working with sockets, wrenches and pliers to repair engines, with modern heavy goods vehicles now requiring computer diagnostics for fault finding and repairs you will become familiar with the latest technology, repair techniques and testing.

We offer a range of professional qualifications and training that will allow you to become a qualified mechanic, whatever level you start at.

This advanced apprenticeship will provide you with the chance to become a fully qualified heavy vehicle mechanic. The course will offer you the chance to gain higher practical skills training in our state-of-the-art workshops and working garages.

What you will learn

By the end of this course you will be able to learn how to understand and diagnose faults on a range of systems, gain the knowledge and experience to be able to supervise others and some understanding of how to run your own business if that’s your goal or work to become a diagnostic technician.

Areas you will cover include:

Engine faults
Transmission issues
Steering and suspension
Chassis rectification
Electrical and electronic diagnostic testing
You will also work towards developing your skills in removing and fitting light vehicle mechanical, electrical and trim (MET) components and non-permanent body panels.

Entry requirements

To have completed GCSEs at grade 4 or above and found a work placement for your apprenticeship.

Progression

Into the workplace or meet your ambition of setting up your own business. You may also wish to do further specialist training in light vehicle, bodywork and painting or inspection and testing to broaden your expertise and develop your career.

Cornwall College Camborne

Cornwall College Camborne

Our Camborne campus has served as a vocational training hub for nearly a century. The iconic Tamar tower and the ‘big top’ that covers our construction and engineering provision, are landmarks known throughout the area. This legacy, combined with an exciting modernisation programme, has made Cornwall College Camborne the home of cutting edge facilities, dynamic learning experiences and fantastic student spaces. Open and modern learning areas, electric vehicle training labs, esports gaming facilities, chill out areas, an award-winning restaurant and plenty more besides, makes this the perfect place to have your #careercollege experience.

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By the end of this course you will be able to learn how to understand and diagnose faults on a range of systems, gain the knowledge and experience to be able to supervise others and some understanding of how to run your own business if that’s your goal or work to become a diagnostic technician.

Areas you will cover include:

Engine faults
Transmission issues
Steering and suspension
Chassis rectification
Electrical and electronic diagnostic testing
You will also work towards developing your skills in removing and fitting light vehicle mechanical, electrical and trim (MET) components and non-permanent body panels.

To have completed GCSEs at grade 4 or above and found a work placement for your apprenticeship.

Into the workplace or meet your ambition of setting up your own business. You may also wish to do further specialist training in light vehicle, bodywork and painting or inspection and testing to broaden your expertise and develop your career.

Cornwall College Camborne

Cornwall College Camborne

Our Camborne campus has served as a vocational training hub for nearly a century. The iconic Tamar tower and the ‘big top’ that covers our construction and engineering provision, are landmarks known throughout the area. This legacy, combined with an exciting modernisation programme, has made Cornwall College Camborne the home of cutting edge facilities, dynamic learning experiences and fantastic student spaces. Open and modern learning areas, electric vehicle training labs, esports gaming facilities, chill out areas, an award-winning restaurant and plenty more besides, makes this the perfect place to have your #careercollege experience.

Read more on the exciting developments at St Austell & Camborne


Dates & Locations

Apprenticeship
  • Location - Cornwall College Camborne
  • Start Date - As required
  • Tuition Fees: Tuition Fees: £0.00*
            
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  • Location - Cornwall College Camborne
  • Start Date - As required
  • Day/Time - Wednesday, 09:00 - 16:30
  • Tuition Fees: Tuition Fees: £0.00*
            
    *Please note - Fees apply to adults and HE students only. Only the most common fees scenario is shown. Actual fees may vary depending on your personal situation. Please contact us for further information.

    MORE INFORMATION ON FINANCIAL SUPPORT
    Information for School Leavers
    Information for ages 19+
  • Apply Now
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Fees apply to adults and HE students only. Only the most common fees scenario is shown. Actual fees may vary depending on your personal situation. Please contact us for further information.

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