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Qualification name Non regulated provision, Level 1, Transportation Operations and Maintenance
Qualification level 1
Awarding organisation Generic award - no awarding body
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 4th September 2023
Cost description Please see www.wsc.ac.uk for full details
Attendance pattern Daytime

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This Level 1 qualification is designed to help learners aged 14-19 years old to develop key personal and social skills, behaviours and attitudes that will build confidence in their own abilities and also how to demonstrate and apply these effectively. The Award aims to achieve this by using practical tasks, set in the retail automotive context. These tasks allow learners to tackle new activities and challenges individually and as part of a group. They will improve learners' social interaction and help them to develop skills that will prepare them to look for, obtain and maintain employment. The qualification meets the Personal and Social Development (PSD) requirements within the Foundation Learning programme, which supports learners in their preparation to make the step from school to work life.This qualification is designed to form the Personal and Social Development (PSD) component of Foundation Learning. There will be the opportunity to complete a functional skills qualification. Units covered in the syllabus include:Introduction to Study Health and Safety in a Practical Environment Teamwork Skills Preparing for Work Checking and Maintaining Car Wheels and Tyres Checking and Maintaining Fluid Levels on a Car Identification of Basic External and Internal Car Parts Responsible Road Vehicle Ownership and Use Tools, Equipment and Materials for Vehicle Maintenance Participating in a Vocational TasterDuring the year students will also go on a residential trip, where they will jo

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The Level 1 Certificate requires 2 GCSEs at Grade 1 or above but at least one Grade 1 in English or Maths.All applicants will be required to attend an interview and as part of the enrolment process will be required to sit a BSKB diagnostic assessment.

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This Level 1 qualification is designed to help learners aged 14-19 years old to develop key personal and social skills, behaviours and attitudes that will build confidence in their own abilities and also how to demonstrate and apply these effectively. The Award aims to achieve this by using practical tasks, set in the retail automotive context. These tasks allow learners to tackle new activities and challenges individually and as part of a group. They will improve learners' social interaction and help them to develop skills that will prepare them to look for, obtain and maintain employment. The qualification meets the Personal and Social Development (PSD) requirements within the Foundation Learning programme, which supports learners in their preparation to make the step from school to work life.This qualification is designed to form the Personal and Social Development (PSD) component of Foundation Learning. There will be the opportunity to complete a functional skills qualification. Units covered in the syllabus include:Introduction to Study Health and Safety in a Practical Environment Teamwork Skills Preparing for Work Checking and Maintaining Car Wheels and Tyres Checking and Maintaining Fluid Levels on a Car Identification of Basic External and Internal Car Parts Responsible Road Vehicle Ownership and Use Tools, Equipment and Materials for Vehicle Maintenance Participating in a Vocational TasterDuring the year students will also go on a residential trip, where they will jo

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Classroom based exercises

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There will be a requirement to pay a small fixed cost for books, boots and overalls that will be discussed at the interview stage.

Successful completion may enable the learner to gain entry to a IMI Light Vehicle Maintenance Level 1 course. If the learner is able to find employment in the motor vehicle trade it may be possible to join an the apprenticeship program.

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Name West Suffolk College
Address Out Risbygate
BURY ST EDMUNDS
Suffolk
IP33 3RL
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Email info@wsc.ac.uk
Phone 01284 701 301
Website http://www.wsc.ac.uk
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