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Vehicle Fitting Principles Level 2 Diploma at Reading College

Course description

This course is designed to give students a qualification in Motor Vehicle Fast Fitting Principles, providing the knowledge, skills and understanding required to gain employment or progress to a Level 3 qualification.

It is ideal for anyone wishing to develop a career in the ‘Fast Fit’ motor industry.

Course content

You will receive instruction, guidance and encouragement to practise and develop the skills necessary to achieve the award. The course covers a wide range of subjects including:

  • build practical skills and broaden your understanding of general motor vehicle systems with a focus on tyres, exhausts, brakes and batteries
  • develop a strong understanding of health and safety and build good interpersonal skills
  • learn about materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices used in the industry

You will gain a City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Fitting Principals

Entry requirements

City and Guilds Level 1 Diploma in Vehicle Systems

Future opportunities

Employment in the ‘Fast Fit’ motor industry

Further information

The course offers appropriate work experience to complement the knowledge and skills you will learn at college.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 12 September 2016
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    • BY RAIL

      Reading train station is a 20 minute walk from the College.

      Travelling from surrounding areas: there are direct lines from many local stations including: Didcot, Slough, Maidenhead, Wokingham, Basingstoke, Newbury, Pangbourne, Twyford and Earley.

      Travelling from London: there are regular trains from London Paddington to Reading taking 25-30 minutes.

      BY BUS

      There are regular bus services that stop along Kings Road:

      Reading Buses - routes 13, 14, 17
      Please Note: Reading buses require the exact fare.

      Arriva - routes 800, 850
      First Group - route 190
      Thames Travel - routes 126, 127

      In partnership with Reading Buses, students can get a weekly Travelcard at a reduced rate by showing the driver their student ID card.

      The Green Bus will be operating two new bus services from September 2014 for Reading College students.

      Service RC1 and RC2 will run once daily according to an agreed timetable on 175 days of each academic year connecting the college with Slough, Maidenhead and the areas in between.