Commercial Vehicle Apprenticeships & Qualifications

What we offer

We offer two automotive apprenticeship routes:  

  • Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician  
  • Bus and Coach Engineering Technician 

Heavy Vehicle 

Heavy Vehicle Service Technicians carry out repairs and servicing to large vehicles such as trucks and trailers. As a heavy vehicle apprentice technician, you’ll be trained in all parts of heavy vehicle mechanical and electronic systems, ranging from engine and transmission systems to convenience and security systems. 

As a Heavy Vehicle Service Technician, you’ll need to be able to solve problems, have excellent practical skills, good communication and be able to follow verbal and written instructions. 

What qualifications will I gain? 

Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard 

Bus and Coach 

Bus and Coach Engineering Technicians carry out the inspection, repair and servicing of buses and coaches. They’re trained in all aspects of passenger carrying vehicle technology including mechanical and electrical systems. 

You’ll need to have good communication skills, have an eye for detail, be able to follow verbal and written instructions and show excellent practical skills. 

What qualifications will I gain? 

Bus and Coach Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard 

Register your interest using the form below and one our team will contact you.

You'll need good levels of GCSE maths and English, ideally three or more GCSEs at Grade 4 and above. You might still be accepted without these, but we’ll help you to gain your English and maths.

You’ll be able to progress to master technicians, team leaders and engineering managers. 

You will gain a Level 3 apprenticeship certificate in: 
  • Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard 
  • Bus and Coach Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard 
Other areas of the qualification include:
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 2 
  • Functional Skills English Level 2 
Length of course  

36 months plus three months EPA period

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Salary £17680.00 per year

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