City & Guilds Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Apprenticeship Level 3

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area



Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Workbased Learning

City of Newport Campus

Start Date

Start Date
05 September 2023


1 year

In a nutshell

If you’re already working in the automotive sector and have reached Level 2 in Maintenance and Repair, this Apprenticeship will enhance your skills and knowledge even further. At the end of it, you should come out with a Level 3 NVQ Diploma, to progress your career to the next level.

This course is for...

…building on your existing automotive engineering skills

…improving your career prospects and earning potential

…being able to earn while you learn

Course content

Apprenticeships involve a mix of learning in the workplace and college training,giving you the opportunity to practice and embed new skills in a real work environment.


You'll be assessed through coursework, tests, assignments, work-based observations and work-based evidence, and as you progress through the course you’ll achieve a number of qualifications as part of the Level 3 Apprenticeship Framework:

  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma
  • Level 3 Diploma
  • Essential Skills Qualification Communication
  • Essential Skills Qualification Application of Number
  • Essential Skills Qualification Digital Literacy
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities


On completion, we expect you to be able to carry out your maintenance and repair role confidently and competently to the standard set by the Industry.

Entry Requirements

To qualify for this course, you’ll need a Foundation Apprenticeship and Level 2 Diploma. You’ll also need to be employed in the automotive industry, paid at least the national minimum apprenticeship wage and have a Contract of Employment. As an Apprentice you'll need to attend college on a day release / block release basis, and we’ll want you to be fully committed to attendingas well as respecting others, having an enthusiasm for the subject and being self-motivated.Your employer must also pass the necessary Health and Safety vetting.

Additional information

Our Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Apprenticeship is part-financed by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government.


Where can I study City & Guilds Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Apprenticeship Level 3?

City of Newport Campus
(Workbased Learning)
Start Date: 05 September 2023

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact our Student Recruitment team