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Bus and Coach Engineering and Maintenance
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What this apprenticeship teaches you

The Bus and Coach Engineering and Maintenance apprenticeship provides prospective bus and coach vehicle technicians the necessary skills and knowledge to carry out the role of a modern automotive technician.

Examples of the units covered are:

  • Contributing to safe working practices in Bus/Coach Engineering and Maintenance
  • Achieving effective working relationships with colleagues
  • Conducting the inspection of buses/coaches
  • Carrying out scheduled mechanical maintenance on buses/coaches
  • Carrying out scheduled electrical maintenance
  • Diagnosing and repairing mechanical faults in bus/coach systems and components
  • Diagnosing and repairing electrical faults in bus/coach systems and components

Why choose this apprenticeship

The Bus and Coach Engineering and Maintenance apprenticeship is great for employers, helping businesses build a stronger, more con dent workforce equipped with greater skills.

How the apprenticeship works

When studying a motor vehicle qualification, the apprentice will be assessed on various stages of technology and maintenance, including health and safety, mechanical and electrical systems and electronic vehicle systems.

They will develop the skills required to service and maintain vehicle systems as well as diagnosing, inspecting, removing and replacing vehicle components.

How the assessment works

The apprentice will be assessed through practical observations both in the workplace and at GTG Training. They will also complete online tests and be expected to submit job card evidence. The apprentice will undertake vocational training in the workplace and will attend GTG Training's purpose-built motor vehicle workshop on a block release basis for underpinning knowledge and practical training.

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