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Skills for Working in Motor Vehicle at Lincoln College

Course description

This course provides an entry level programme for school leavers and young people who need extra support with learning. A greater sense of independence and self-confidence will be achieved by building on skills and strengths.

Course Content
Students taking part will learn about different types of jobs available within the Motor Vehicle industry and the types of organisations you could work for. You will also learn about; Vehicle Maintenance, Vehicle Servicing, Vehicle Care, Wheel and Tyre Maintenance, Vehicle Electrical Systems, Fault Finding and Roadside Breakdown Repairs.

Alongside the vocational strand of the Foundation Motor Vehicle course, learners will also study:

• Independent Living Skills which included topics such as; Community Awareness, Money Management, Health & Safety, Travel Training and Cookery skills.

• Personal Development; which includes topics such as Personal Presentation, Working with Others, Assertiveness, Communication and Careers.

• Basic Skills; Literacy, Numeracy and IT.

• Learners can also choose to participate in up to three different enrichment activities over the year.

Entry requirements

No previous experience is required but there should be a willingness to work and a desire to progress.

Future opportunities

When the required level of vocational skill has been achieved, students are encouraged to move onto other motor Vehicle courses. Careers advice throughout the course will help students to make this decision.

Progression opportunities - To progress from Entry 3 to Level 1 or onto mainstream or apprenticeship

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Lincoln College directly.

Last updated date: 06 January 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year