Service & Repair Technician

The 3 year programme is designed around the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) Apprenticeship in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (Standard; Level 3). Additionally, the programme is enhanced by the inclusion of Ferrari Technical Training Courses to allow you to graduate with the skills and knowledge required by the dealership.

Incorporated into the third year of training will also be assessments for:

  • ATA Light Vehicle Service Maintenance Technician
  • Level 3 Award Automotive Refrigerant Handling

By the end of your apprenticeship, you will have developed your customer service skills, be able to fully rebuild an engine and understand how to repair and service classic Ferrari. The Service and Repair Technician apprentice programme will provide a hands on experience whilst becoming a fully qualified technician.

The achievement of an apprenticeship in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (Standard; Level 3) Functional Skills relevant to the learners level, are all assessed to the IMI standards. Assessment of all qualified learners to the ATA IMI standards.

Course Overview:

Year 1: 10 Week Residential Training

Week 1Week 2Week 3Week 4Week 5
Welcome to Ferrari
Health & Safety
Business Hierarchy
Manufacturing Skills
Tool Construction and Fabrication
Measuring Equipment
Use of a variety of Hand, Pneumatic + Electrical tools
Engine Technology
Basic Introduction
Mechanical Cooling/Lubrication
Strip Rebuild (4 cylinder Engine)
Chassis Introduction
Steering, suspension Geometry, Tyre changing
Pirelli Trip to Carlisle (2 days)
Electrical Introduction
Starting and charging systems
Battery Types
Volts, Amps, Resistance

Week 6Week 7Week 8Week 9Week 10
Vehicle Inspection
Braking Systems
PDI, 190, MOT
Information Sourcing
Transmission Systems
Clutch assembly
Final Drive
Manual Gearbox Strip and re build Task
Engine Management
Fuel, Air, Ignition Technology
ECU control
Ignition systems
Ferrari Product Training
An overview of Ferrari specific procedures covering modules over the previous weeks
End of Year assessment Gateway 1

Year 2: 8 Week Residential Training

Week 11Week 12Week 13Week 14
Body Electrics Part 1
Lighting and auxiliary systems
Body Electrics Part 2 + F Gas Qualification
F-Gas (2 Days)
Ferrari Classiche Engine Management
K Jet
Points+ Condensers
Advanced Chassis

Week 15Week 16Week 17Week 18
Advanced Suspension
Diagnostic Boot Camp
A series of diagnostic tasks utilising best practice, Ferrari specific procedures and efficient fault finding process
Models in Production
A condensed version of the adult course to overview procedure/process
End of Year assessment Gateway 2
Formative assessment of the 2nd year training programme with simulated EPA tasks.

Year 3: 6 Week Residential Training

Week 19Week 20Week 21
CAN and multiplex in vehicle networking*
Bus Networks inter vehicle networking
Nodes and Diagnosis
Oscilloscope Testing
Advanced Engine Rebuild V8 and V12 engine*
Adult course to carry out the engine rebuild and assessment process of 360, F430, California T and F12 engine
Advanced Engine Rebuild V8 and V12 engine*
Adult course to carry out the engine rebuild and assessment process of 360, F430, California T and F12 engine

Week 22Week 23Week 24
Advanced Transmission Inc. DCT course
DCT Diagnosis*
Automatic Transmissions inc. CVT, SMG, F1 Gearbox
Customer Handling Behaviour Assessment
Challenge Training (Race Support)
+ Product Training
EPA Gateway assessment
E-Log book finalisation
End Point Final Assessment (EPA)*

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