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Engineering Manufacture: Automotive

This information is taken from an apprenticeship framework. It sets out what qualifications the apprentice can achieve.

Summary of this apprenticeship framework

Level
3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)
Typical length
42 months
Current funding band
Up to £12,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements
Your chosen training provider can advise you about entry requirements for apprentices.
Suitable roles for apprentices
  • Motorsport Technician (Electrical Electronic)
  • Motorsport Technician (Mechanical)
  • Vehicle Builder (commercial and passenger carrying vehicles)
  • Vehicle development technician
  • Vehicle Test Technician
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the kinds of skills apprentices will learn.
Qualifications

Apprentices will achieve a practical (or 'competence') qualification:

  • NVQ Diploma in Automotive Engineering
  • NVQ Extended Diploma in Automotive Engineering

Apprentices will also achieve a theory-based (or 'knowledge') qualification:

  • 90-credit Diploma in Engineering
  • BTEC Diploma in Manufacturing Engineering
  • BTEC Diploma in Operations and Maintenance Engineering
  • BTEC HNC Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • BTEC HNC Diploma in General Engineering
  • BTEC HNC Diploma in Manufacturing Engineering
  • BTEC HNC Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • BTEC National Diploma in Engineering
  • BTEC National Extended Certificate in Engineering
  • BTEC National Extended Diploma in Engineering
  • BTEC National Foundation Diploma in Engineering
  • Certificate in Engineering Technologies
  • Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Diploma in Engineering
  • Diploma in Engineering Technologies
  • Diploma in Engineering Technology
  • Diploma in Engineering Technology - Motorsport
  • Diploma in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles
  • Diploma in Motorsport Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
  • Diploma in Vehicle Technology
  • Extended Diploma in Engineering
  • Extended Diploma in Engineering Technologies
  • Extended Diploma in Motorsport Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
  • Extended Diploma in Vehicle Technology
  • Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering
  • Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering Technologies
  • Subsidiary Diploma in Vehicle Technology

Your chosen training provider can advise you about the qualifications open to apprentices as they can change depending on individual and other circumstances.

Professional registration
None specified.