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Motor Vehicle Systems Maintenance Level 1 Certificate/Diploma at Stoke on Trent College

Course description

This Level 1 course is an ideal starting point for students wishing to gain a motor vehicle qualification. The course has a strong focus towards practical learning and is intended to provide students with opportunities to learn motor vehicle servicing skills and is delivered in one of our well-equipped workshops. The necessary knowledge to carry out the tasks safely and competently is also covered as part of the course.

Course content

This Level 1 course is part of a range of qualifications within the Foundation Learning framework and provides an ideal starting point for students wishing to gain a motor vehicle qualification. The course has a strong focus towards practical learning and is intended to provide students with opportunities to learn basic motor vehicle servicing skills in a small group setting and is delivered in one of our well-equipped workshops. The necessary knowledge to carry out the tasks safely and competently is also covered as part of the course.

Entry requirements

2 GCSEs grade E-G, Entry Level 3, or another relevant Entry Level qualification. You will have a pre-induction interview/assessment to make sure this is the right level for you.

Assessment

The qualification is assessed using a wide range of methods, which include writing short reports, on-line assessments, short answer questions, multi-choice questions, Practical workshop assessments.

Future opportunities

There is progression within this qualification to Level 2. This will allow candidates to progress to the Automotive Apprenticeship qualifications.

Further information

You will also need to demonstrate commitment and flexibility towards learning. This is a college based course and requires regular attendance to all classes. The ten common areas covered in this qualification are: lubrication, cooling, braking, fuel and exhaust, ignition, transmission, steering and suspension, electrical, wheels and tyres, and body and interior cleaning. As with all foundation learning qualifications, this course requires that you also study subjects such as Tutorials, Experience of Work, Maths and English Functional skills or GCSC's, which form part of your wider education and will enhance your future studies/employment prospects.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Stoke on Trent College directly.

Last updated date: 09 February 2016
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