Modern Apprenticeship in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

What is special about this course?

This course is certified by the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) and designed for those employed in the motor vehicle industry.  It is recognised and valued by employers.

Over the course of the 4 year apprenticeship, candidates will work to achieve the IMI Diploma Level 5, SVQ 2, IMI Diploma Level 7 and SVQ 3.  You will also study ICT, numeracy, communications, working with others and problem solving.

Entry requirements

Candidates must be working in a relevant industry. 

Over the course of the 4 year apprenticeship, candidates will work to achieve the IMI Diploma Level 5, SVQ Level 2, IMI Diploma Level 7 and SVQ Level 3, ICT, Numeracy, Communications, Working with Others, and Problem Solving.

How will I study my course?

  • Work based
  • Block release

How long will my course last?

SVQ 2 and SVQ 3

up to 4 years

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus
    • Work Based

Start date

Rolling entry


For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

What can I do on completion of my course?

  • HNC Automotive Engineering
  • Vehicle Fitter
  • Vehicle Service Technician
  • Body Repair Technician 
  • Parts Adviser

Is there more information available online?

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Applications to be made by employers through the Business Solutions Team at Inverness College UHI. The Team can also be contacted for further course information on 01463 273666.

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Inverness College UHI. Inverness College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.