Vehicle Technician

Vehicle Technician

What is the Job?

The work of the Vehicle Tchnician includes:-
  • Scheduled Servicing and Tuning
  • Using specialised equipment to diagnose and locate complex faults
  • Overhauling and reconditioning components
  • Testing and measuring vehicle performance

Entry Requirements

  • Be good with their hands, think logically and be able work individually and as part of a team to solve practical problems
  • Have 4/5 years secondary education with ideally passes in science, particularly physics or technical based subjects
  • Be able to understand technical data and apply the information in practice.
  • Have an aptitude for mechanical principles and like working as part of a team.

Training and Education

Serve a recognised Modern Apprenticeship in the Motor Industry including planned work experience coupled with Off the Job training courses at a local Training Centre, College or with the vehicle manufacturer and regular assessment of performance in the workplace.

Qualifications

Achievement of work based competence assessments and computer based knowledge tests leads to a Scottish/National Vocational Qualification (S/NVQ) awarded at: LEVEL 3 (Maintenance and Repair).
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