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Motor Vehicle Refinishing Apprenticeship Level 2

  • Overview of the course

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    Our Apprenticeship programmes will give you vital hands-on experience, learning from real life situations,
    with the guidance of industry professionals. You’ll gain the skills and confidence needed to excel in your chosen career.
    This course will focus on repairing and refinishing body interiors of all kinds of motor vehicles.
    Bolton College is one of the few places in the Greater Manchester/Lancashire area that offers motor vehicle
    engineering training.
    The course is a great way to build on your skills and gain a recognised qualification whilst also earning a salary.
  • What you'll learn

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    You’ll study on a ‘release’ basis, spending occasional days at the College learning the knowledge that
    supports your Apprenticeship and the majority of your working days with your employer.
    During your Apprenticeship, you will be trained and assessed in a variety of specialisms within the
    automotive industry. The exact areas covered will vary according to the focus of your course and the needs
    and demands of your employer. Typical areas covered include:
    • Vehicle Finishing Tools
    • Vehicle Preparation
    • Vehicle Refinishing
    You’ll also gain:
    • Functional Skills Level 1 in Maths, English & IT, unless
    you have achieved grades 8-4 at GCSE or equivalent
    • Employee Rights & Responsibilities (ERR)
    • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills (PLTS)
  • Entry requirements

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    To complete an Apprenticeship you will need an employer who is willing to support you throughout your
    training. If you have not found one, we can help you with your search.
  • How will I be assessed?

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    You’ll be assessed throughout your learning programme by a mixture of formal tests, workplace observations,
    portfolio building and self-assessment.
  • Who can I speak to about this course?

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    Whilst all our buildings remain closed to keep our staff, learners and visitors safe please contact us via our LiveChat service on our website -www.boltoncollege.ac.uk or send a message to
  • Course Fees

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    Apprentices do not need to pay for their course; course fees will be paid for by funding accessed by the College and in some cases, employer contribution.
    If you are an employer looking to hire an apprentice, please contact the Apprenticeship Team on 01204 482 036.
  • Supporting your learning and wellbeing

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    We want you to enjoy every minute of College, both in the classroom and out of it, so we have a range of
    dedicated support and wellbeing services. These include FREE travel; FREE breakfast; your own dedicated Work Based Tutor; impartial advice and guidance; dedicated one-to-one support for learners with additional needs; and support with the cost of College, plus much more.
  • Future opportunities

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    On successful completion of this Apprenticeship, you could progress onto full-time employment, professional job-specific qualifications, Higher Apprenticeships or a degree programme.
    Following further study you could work as:
    • A Motor Vehicle Technician where you could earn between £15,000 and £20,000 a year, depending on experience.
    • A Vehicle Body Repairer, earning an average wage of around £26,000 per year.
    • A Mechanic, earning between £18,000 and £35,000 a year.
  • Why choose us?

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    We’re part of the University of Bolton Group, which means you’ll benefit from all that the University has
    to offer, including world-class facilities and access to industry experts.

    In our last Ofsted inspection, we were graded ‘Good’.

    Our £75 million campus offers:
    • A newly refurbished fitness suite and sports hall
    • Apple Mac suites
    • Libraries
    • A theatre and dance studios
    • A café selling Costa coffee
    • The Academy Hair & Beauty Salon
    • Signature restaurant

    We also have a wide range of events throughout the year, including showcases, enterprise activities and
    cultural celebrations.
  • How to apply?

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    Submit an application online by visiting www.boltoncollege.ac.uk/yp-application
  • Additional Information

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    Coronavirus Update


    In response to the COVID-19 situation we have made a number of changes to our traditional admissions and enrolment processes.
    All conditional offers and enrolments are currently being processed based on the information available to us at the time of a telephone interview and/or online enrolment.
    Once a course starts and we are able to meet with learners in person we may need to alter the class an individual attends if they do not meet the course entry requirements. We will keep learners informed of any decision to alter their class and support them through any changes necessary.
    Thank you for your understanding and co-operation in these unprecedented times.

    Assessment


    All learners will complete an individual learning plan which will be discussed with their tutor throughout the course.

    Financial


    You may not have to pay tuition fees at all, if you fall into one of the groups eligible for fee exemptions. If you feel you may be eligible or would like someone to explain course fees in more detail, pleasecontact us via our Live Chat service available on any page of our website.

    Adult Learners


    Adult learners (19+) must provide evidence of their existing qualification at enrolment. Learners may not be able to enrol if this information is not provided when requested. If you have lost any certificates please contact your school in the first instance. If they are unable to provide a copy, you can contact one of the following exam boards (your school will be able to tell you which one applies to teh exams you took):

    Helpline


    Whilst Coronavirus restrictions are in place, the best way to contact us is via our Live Chat service available from any page of our website. We will endeavor to staff this service from 10am – 3.30pm, Monday to Fridays.
    Bolton College works hard to ensure that the information provided is accurate.
    All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time.

    Studying at College


    The health and safety of our learners and staff is very important to us and with the continued situation, related to the coronavirus outbreak, there will be an increased emphasis on study outside the classroom during the 2020/21 academic year. The proportion of these hours will depend on the individual qualification(s) being undertaken. You must do the work set during directed study or it will impact your progress on the course and therefore your achievement.

    Equalities Statement


    The College will treat all members of the community equally and will not favour any particular individual or group. English is our principal language but we will endeavour to provide information relating to this document in other formats and languages. If customers require this type of support they should contact the Recruitment & Relations Manager at customer.services@boltoncc.ac.uk

    Safeguarding Statement


    Bolton College are committed to ensuring that learners have a right to feel safe wherever they learn, in the classroom or online. If you have any personal safety or other worries, for example, feeling bullied; being made to feel uncomfortable or experiencing an inappropriate situation when you are attending college, please speak to the tutor, a member of the Reception Team or contact the College Safeguarding Team on 01204 482180 or via safeguarding@boltoncc.ac.uk
  • Important Information

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    We no longer accept online applications for this apprenticeship, but if you wish to enrol please come into College or call the Apprenticeship Team on 01204 482 036.
  • Disclaimer

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    Every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within these course information sheets was accurate at the time of publishing.
    Bolton College is constantly evaluating its services to meet the needs of learners; therefore programmes/courses/Apprenticeships, resources and facilities may be subject to change without prior notice.
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  • Time:

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    6.00 (Hrs Per Week)

  • Duration:

    weeks

  • Venue:

    Deane Road Campus

  • Course Code:

    FW434-I04