Apprentices will be expected to repair all elements on a vehicle after it has sustained some type of collision damage; small damage, heavily impacted types of damage, the repair or replacement of major structural elements of a vehicle.

Learner Benefits

Earn while you learn – you will earn a salary whilst learning a new job.
No course fees for you to pay.
You will learn, develop and maintain key skills such as English, maths and digital skills.
You will be able to get student discounts if you sign up for a NUS card.
You will have access to an Apprenticeship Coach who will provide high quality bespoke one-to-one support.
Entry Requirements

Must be in an accident repair technician role in a workshop-type environment and working with a wide range of vehicles; cars, vans, light commercial vehicles.
Must gain the minimum of a level 1 result from initial assessments in English, maths and ICT.
Length of Programme

Up to 2 and a half years on programme learning followed by 90 days for End Point Assessment.

Delivery Model

You will attend regular coaching sessions with a qualified and industry experienced Apprenticeship Coach who will conduct remote sessions through Microsoft teams lasting approximately 1 hour. (During this time, you will be set work to undertake as part of your off the job training). At quarterly intervals you will receive a face to face visit to discuss progress and learning with practical activities being reviewed where necessary.

Off the Job Training

As an apprentice you will be given 20% of your paid working hours as off the job training time. For example, for a 30-hour working week you could be given 6 hours to complete off the job training within the workplace.
Off the job training activities may include; online course work, job shadowing other staff, new tasks you are being trained on within the workplace which form part of your role, internal / external courses in-line with the standard.

End Point Assessment – with an independent assessor

Online test.
Observation within the workplace.
Discussion around behaviours and attitudes
Please note that the End Point Assessment may be conducted remotely and you will be fully supported and prepared to undertake these assessment activities.
Apprentices will be supported to obtain F-Gas Certificate prior to taking the End Point Assessment.

Functional Skills

Maths and English up to level 2 with homework and tutor support to prepare for the final exam (If you have not already achieved this prior to starting the Apprenticeship).

Required Materials

A laptop / PC / Smart Phone / Tablet
Access to the internet
Access to Microsoft Teams

Career Progression Opportunities

On completion apprentices may progress into roles with management or senior support responsibilities.