Mechanical Electrical Trim Intermediate Apprenticeship

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Mechanical Electrical Trim Intermediate Apprenticeship:

This course is for those who are looking for an opportunity to earn while you learn. On an apprenticeship you can: Gain training whilst you are employed and earning a wage; Achieve nationally recognised qualifications; Benefit from coaching and mentoring from industry professionals; Enhance your career prospects. We offer a structured training programme for those in employment who want to learn and we work with employers to recruit Apprentices seeking an Apprenticeship placement. If you don’t think you have the necessary ‘work-ready skills’, we also offer Traineeships. This course provides the essential work preparation training, English, Maths and work experience needed to secure your Apprenticeship place.

The Level 2 Intermediate programme usually lasts 24 months and you will learn how to remove and fit trim components, electronic components and measuring devices used in the automotive environment. This course will allow you to build a foundation of skills which are needed to be successful. You will work through a variety of modules to gain the experience and skills needed to succeed. There are a wide range of units which you will study, and these include: Removing and fitting mechanical, electrical, and trim components; Removing and fitting electronically controlled vehicle mechanical components (non-structural body parts); Removing and fitting electronic components and systems; Removing, refurbishing and refitting trim components; Vehicle inspection.

On successful completion of the course you will achieve the following qualifications: Level 2 Diploma in in Accident Repair MET Competence; Level 2 Diploma in Accident Repair MET Principles; Functional Skills Maths Level 1; Functional Skills English Level 1; Functional Skills ICT Level 1; Employment Rights and Responsibilities; Personal Learning and Thinking Skills; Apprenticeship Achievement Certificate.

All learners will have a dedicated trainer/assessor who will plan learning and assessments with you. The assessment methods used will include the following: Observation and assessment in the workplace; Exams; Course work; Portfolio of evidence; Witness Testimony. You will attend college one day per week and you will receive regular workplace assessments which will assess competency. You will be required to sit a number of exams during the programme in addition to creating a portfolio of learning. 20% of the training will be delivered off the job and this can include: Simulation, online learning or training from employers, shadowing, mentoring, industry visits, attendance at competitions and support in writing assignments. You can progress within the workplace or go on to higher apprenticeship programmes.

Additional entry requirements

You will need to be aged 16 years or over and must be working or applying to work with a company that have agreed that you will be working as an apprentice for this Apprenticeship programme. You will undertake a diagnostic assessment for both Maths and English and a free writing exercise prior to enrolment. If you have passed Maths and English GCSE with a Grade A* to C (Grade 4 or above) or functional key skills at Level 2, and can evidence this with certificate/s, you will not need to take the Maths and English functional skills qualification within the apprenticeship programme.

Awarding body

City & Guilds

Training for employers

This course has been specifically designed for companies training their employees.

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Start Date: Sun 01st September 2019


West Bromwich, B70 6AW


24 months


Full time


Young Apprenticeship/Apprenticeship at Level 2


Beginner IntermediateAdvanced

More info: This course is free for students aged under 19 on the first day of their course. Adults may need to pay their fees. Price may vary depending on individual circumstances.

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