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Motorcycle Maintenance & Repair Level 3 Diploma at Heart of Worcestershire College

Course description

Are you thinking about a career as a Motorcycle Engineer? Do you know your Harley's from your Honda's? Do you dream of turning your passion for motorcycles into a career? If the answer is yes, then this is the course for you!

Building on the skills you learnt in your Level 1 or Level 2 Diploma our Level 3 course offers you the opportunity to take your technical knowledge to an advanced level. You will be introduced to a range of new technologies and learn how to diagnose and fix complex system faults, ready for a fantastic career in the industry. You will learn through a combination of class-based learning and hands-on practice in the workshop. You will study advanced engine, chassis, transmission, electrical and electronic technology. You will learn how to prepare parts
to professional standards, sand and media blast different components, and paint and finish parts. By the end of the course, you will be able to inspect different bike models, rectify their faults and assemble new components. You will also gain a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace, and other skills associated with working in a garage, including improving your functional skills.

Entry requirements

You will have a Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (Motorcycle Route) Level 2 or prior experience of the automotive industry.

Assessment

You will be assessed on an ongoing basis through practical activities and diagnostic tasks that will test your knowledge of motorcycle technology and maintenance procedure. You will also complete written and online tests to show that you understand the theory behind the course.

Future opportunities

Your Diploma in Motorcycle Maintenance & Repair, Level 3 will qualify you for immediate employment as a Diagnostic Technician. This is an exciting role that involves diagnosing, inspecting and maintaining motorcycles on a daily basis. You would also test systems, create written service reports, and liaise with part suppliers and other specialists. Alternatively, with company backing, you may want to consider our Foundation Degree in Automotive Engineering. Then how about building custom bikes for a living or starting your own business?

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Heart of Worcestershire College directly.

Last updated date: 29 September 2016

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      Harley Davidson University

      Our Bromsgrove campus is home to the UK’s only Harley Davidson University. Employees of the franchise dealership come from across Europe and beyond to train in these state-of-the-art facilities and it also provides valuable work experience to selected Heart of Worcestershire College students.

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      Our campus cafe is a great place to grab a bite to eat and catch up with your friends. With fresh, healthy and delicious meals served at reasonable prices why go anywhere else? In addition, for those 11am slumps why not treat yourself to a Costa Coffee? Located on campus there is no need to venture down to the High Street. It’s the ideal place to relax and rehydrate during your study breaks!

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