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Motor Vehicle Level 2 at East Kent College

Course description

Study a range of automotive topics including new technologies, developing a valuable mix of skills, knowledge and motor vehicle competencies.

Course content

Learners will gain a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace, agreeing customer vehicle needs and other engineering and hand skills associated with working in a garage.This course provides learners with the opportunity to study both the theory and practical aspects of a range of routine vehicle inspection, fitting and maintenance procedures.Whether working on spark ignition engine systems, light vehicle exhaust systems, suspension dampers & springs or vehicle braking systems, learners are taught to check and inspect key components for operation and wear, assess serviceability and practice removal, replacement and measurement of serviceable parts and components.

Entry requirements

Minimum of four E grades at GCSE (students may be able to progress from the Foundation Learning Tier or equivalent Level 1 Vocational course).

Assessment

Continual assessments are carried out in both the theory and practical aspects of the course. Assessment is written and observational with examinations being written and on-line.

Financial information

Additional expenses:Steel Toe Capped Boot (approx £20)Corporate Overalls (supplied £18)Course textbook (supplied £25)IMI Student Membership (arranged £10)Go karting trip including transport ( £50) If you are 16-18yrs old at the start of the Study Programme, it will be free. There may be additional payments required for trips, visits and other materials. For adult learners (over 19) financial support towards the costs of your Study Programme may be available. Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such as travel, equipment and childcare. Please contact Support Services on 01843 605062 (or e-mail support.services@eastkent.ac.uk) for confirmation of all Study Programme fees quoted.

Future opportunities

On successful completion, you could progress onto a VRQ Level 2 or 3 in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair (dependant on grades achieved) or Engineering Level 2.Alternatively, you could seek employment in the local motor vehicle repair industry, giving you the opportunity to progress onto the Motor Vehicle Apprenticeship programme.

Further information

Please Contact - Student Support Services on 01843 605062, e-mail: support.services@eastkent.ac.uk

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 21 May 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year(s)
  • Course code: 002666/1/1
  • Web url: www.eastkent.ac.uk
  • Number of planned places: 20

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    • East Kent College's Dover campus is located in the heart of Dover. 

      We offer a wide range of  Study Programmes across a range of subject areas, suited for all students, abilities and ambitions.

      We have some fantastic new facilities planned which include a new student and welcome centre, gaming and network laboratories, as well as a new energy centre.

      East Kent College is committed to developing the prosperity and wellbeing of the communities we serve.