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Qualification name Diploma in Vehicle Fitting Principles (VRQ)
Qualification level 2
Awarding organisation The Institute of the Motor Industry
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 4th September 2023
Cost £0.00
Cost description Full Funding for permanent UK residents aged 16-18 years of age. Funding may be available for those aged 19+ depending on age and qualifications already achieved.
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

This course provides students with the opportunity to study both the theory and practical aspects. Students will gain a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace, agreeing customer vehicle needs and other skills associated with working in a garage. What will I study? The units you will study are likely to include: Core Units: •Inspecting, repairing and replacing high performance light vehicle and motorcycle tyres •Carrying out light vehicle front wheel alignment •Inspecting and replacing light vehicle clutches, exhaust components, suspension dampers, vehicle batteries and braking systems •Safe use of oxy-acetylene •Assessing and securing a roadside situation Specialist Units: •Inspecting, repairing and replacing high performance light vehicle and motorcycle tyres. •Carrying out light vehicle front wheel alignment. •Inspecting and replacing light vehicle clutches, exhaust components, suspension dampers, vehicle batteries and braking systems. •Safe use of oxy-acetylene. •Assessing and securing a roadside situation

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

Four GCSEs at Grade 3/D or Level 1 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair qualification plus GCSEs at Grade 3-1/D-G in English Language and Maths or Entry Level 3 Functional Skills in English and Maths

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The units you will study are likely to include: Core Units: •Inspecting, repairing and replacing high performance light vehicle and motorcycle tyres •Carrying out light vehicle front wheel alignment •Inspecting and replacing light vehicle clutches, exhaust components, suspension dampers, vehicle batteries and braking systems •Safe use of oxy-acetylene •Assessing and securing a roadside situation Specialist Units: •Inspecting, repairing and replacing high performance light vehicle and motorcycle tyres. •Carrying out light vehicle front wheel alignment. •Inspecting and replacing light vehicle clutches, exhaust components, suspension dampers, vehicle batteries and braking systems. •Safe use of oxy-acetylene. •Assessing and securing a roadside situation

Understand how the course will be delivered.

A practical based course - classroom and workshop based learning, group work, assignments and home study.

Find out what material you will need.

You will be expected to provide overalls, safety boots or shoes, writing equipment and a folder for your work. At your interview you will be provided with a preferred Kit List that will assist you during your course. This kit will always belong to you and is fully transferable to take with you in to employment.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

On-Line and Written Theory Exams and Practical tests

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Name Northampton College at Daventry
Address Badby Road West
Daventry
NN11 4HJ
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Email enquiries@northamptoncollege.ac.uk
Phone 01604 736393
Website http://www.northamptoncollege.ac.uk

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