Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles ? IMIAL Level 2 Diploma.

1. Qualification details

Qualification name Diploma in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles (VRQ)
Qualification level Level 2
Awarding organisation The Institute of the Motor Industry
Course webpage http://www.doncastergta.co.uk?http://www.doncastergta.co.uk/careerpath.html
Course type Full time
Course start date 01 December 2019
Additional price description Under contractual SFA agreement.
Attendance pattern Day/Block release
Support facilities Facilities/support for students with physical disabilities (on site)

2. Course description

The Heavy Vehicle Apprenticeship is aimed at vehicles over 3.5 tonnes and covers many skills including removing and replacing of faulty parts to complex diagnosis of vehicle faults using the latest technology, tools and equipment. An Apprenticeship is a vocational, work-based programme that demonstrates competence and knowledge. With a combination of on-the-job training and assessments, and training through an approved body, Apprenticeships demonstrate the individual’s competence to do a job to a national standard. In addition to the core Apprenticeship requirements, there are separate requirements which include, Maths, English, ICT, Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS). The start of a work-based Apprenticeship career that can lead to employment as a Heavy Vehicle Technician. Learning will be by a placement in a local garage and day release at the Training Centre. Practical and theory aspects of servicing, maintenance and repair of HGV?s. Motor vehicle construction and layout of major vehicle systems and components. Routine maintenance of vehicles. Inspection and basic identification of faults. Use of measuring instruments required in vehicle maintenance and fault finding. Removal and refitting of vehicle components and units. Health and Safety awareness in motor vehicle repair work shop. Working within groups and as an individual. Responsibility for personal actions taken. The work is similar to cars but on vehicles over 3.5 tonnes, such as trucks, buses and coaches powered by diesel engines.

3. Entry requirements

Applicants should expect to obtain or have GCSE's at Grade D or above, in English, Mathematics, Technology and a Science. But more importantly they must want to pursue a career in the vehicle repair industry.

4. Equipment required

For your work placement you will need two or more overalls and boots. For day release you will need a pen, pencil, ruler & writing pad.

5. Assessment method

Apprenticeship, based on four days in work placement and one day at the training centre. Assessor observations carried out in work placement on demand. Theory assessments and on line tests carried out on day release at the training centre.

6. Venue

Address Rands Lane Industrial Estate
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Email admin@doncastergta.co.uk
Phone 01302 832831
Website http://www.doncastergta.co.uk?http://www.doncastergta.co.uk/facilities.html

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