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Classic Vehicle Restoration Level 1 Diploma at Banbury and Bicester College

Course description

The Level 1 VCR is designed for individuals who are employed or have an interest in classic vehicle restoration. The course consists of a series of practical assessments, written assessments and on-line tests.

Course content

This qualification contains a broad spectrum of units to allow learners the flexibility to develop their knowledge and competence across a range of different disciplines. It also develops the learners knowledge of the history and heritage of classic vehicles. The qualification has been developed by IMI Awards in conjunction with the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs, employers, training providers and the IMI Sector Skills Council. It is the first qualification to be included in the new vehicle restoration apprenticeship framework.

Entry requirements

A genuine interest in vehicle restoration and older cars, an initial assessment in English and Maths and successful interview

Future opportunities

Having successfully completed level 1, students will then progress to Level 2 in the second year

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Banbury and Bicester College directly.

Last updated date: 22 January 2016
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      • From the M40: leave the motorway at Junction 9 and head North on the A41 towards Bicester. At the roundabout take the third exit continuing on to the A41, and at the next roundabout take the second exit along the A4421. Go straight over the next three roundabouts and take the first exit on the fourth roundabout into Launton Road. Take the first turning on the left into Telford Industrial Estate, then left again into Telford Road. The college is at the end of the road on the left hand side.
      • From Buckingham/Milton Keynes: follow the A4421 from Buckingham to just outside the town of Bicester. You will come to a large roundabout at Caversfield. Turn left at this roundabout (this is the ring road around Bicester and will be signposted A41 Aylesbury).
 At the next roundabout turn right into Launton Road. Take the first turing on the left into Telford Industrial Estate, then left again into Telford Road. The college is at the end of the road on the left hand side.
      • From the A43: turn left at Baynards Green (Garage) roundabout towards Bicester. Continue to the next roundabout just outside Bicester, and turn left towards the Ring Road (A41). 
Go straight over the following roundabout and then turn right at the next one towards Bicester Town. Take next turn left into the Telford Industrial Estate, then left again into Telford Road. The college is at the end of the road on the left hand side.