Level: 3 (Advanced)
Duration: 15 – 18 months
GCSE C/4 or above (or be able to achieve these grades) in Maths and English.
Or Progression from Level 2 Apprenticeship.
An interest and knowledge about the chosen apprenticeship pathway should be demonstrated.
An apprenticeship job is required. You can find your own employer or KITS can help you with this.
This qualification is designed to provide you with an understanding of advanced automotive technology including diagnostic and repair techniques for a range of electrical systems. This qualification will equip you with the skills to carry out advanced automotive fault diagnostics on a range of vehicle systems.
Duties of an Auto Electrical technician include:
Diagnosis and rectification of vehicle auxiliary electrical faults.
Inspecting vehicles using prescribed methods.
Diagnosis and rectification of engine electrical faults.
Diagnosis and rectification of transmission and chassis electrical faults.
Conducting vehicle enhancement and installation consultations with customers.
This Level 3 course will be assessed from the following elements:
E portfolio evidence
On- Programme knowledge tests
You will be employed in industry, earning a wage whilst gaining the skills and qualifications throughout your programme.
What can you expect once you are qualified?
Dependant on the employer, an Auto Electrical Technician will work around 40 hours a week from Monday to Saturday. This can include shift and overtime work.
*Once you are qualified you could expect to earn between £18,OOO – £35,OOO a year.
*Please Note: The figures used are meant as a guide only and can vary from employer to employer and may be dependent on the geographical area.