If you want to work as a skilled vehicle technician in garages, dealerships and maintenance depots, this course will give you the skills you need. It's a practical course which provides hands on experience of using the latest technology and equipment on a range of light vehicle makes and models. It is the next step for anyone who has already completed a level 2 motor vehicle qualification and would like to move on to more complex maintenance, fault diagnosis or supervisory roles. It would also be suitable for you if you have not completed the level 2 but have a good level of technical skills and knowledge geted through work in the automotive industry.
|Qualification name||Diploma in Marine Engineering (Foundation)|
|Awarding organisation||City & Guilds of London Institute|
|Course type||Classroom based|
|Course start date||2nd September 2021|
Completion of a Level 2 Motor Vehicle course or equivalent. Interview and assessment test. English and maths GCSE at grade 4/C or above.
You will become familiar with the day- to-day operation of a commercial garage and develop skills in customer service, as well as learning about the importance of health and safety in the workplace. You will get an understanding of the principles behind automotive systems and use practical skills to service and repair vehicles in an industry standard workshop environment/real workplace. You will explore career paths and job roles within the automotive industry. The course will teach you the knowledge and practical skills to be able to diagnose and rectify engines, chassis systems, transmission and driveline systems as well as fault finding and repair of electrical systems.
You will be taught practical skills through demonstrations and instruction in an industry standard workshop environment/ the workplace. There will be some classroom-based theory sessions. The course includes a period of work experience in the automotive sector. There will be visits to industry and talks and demonstrations from industry representatives.
You will need personal and protective equipment including overalls and safety boots.
You will be assessed throughout the course by use of practical workshop / workplace assessment tasks. Knowledge components of the course will be assessed via online multiple-choice questions. You will need to complete a written assignment and coursework. You will also build a portfolio of evidence that will demonstrate your knowledge and skills.
On successful completion of this course you could go directly into employment or an advanced apprenticeship in vehicle maintenance and repair. Alternatively, you could move on to to a higher-level motor vehicle qualification such as an HNC in Automotive Engineering
|Name||Tor Bridge High|
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