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Vehicle Body Repair Level 2 at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai

Course description

Are you looking for a career in the motor vehicle and transport industries?

This course enhances your technical and academic knowledge. It brings your abilities up to industry level and prepares you for your career in the industry.

At Level 2, you can specialise in one of two routes:

  • Vehicle Accident Repair Paint Principles – Aeronautical and Automotive, or
  • Vehicle Accident Repair Body Principles, or

The course is suitable for students progressing from Automotive Engineering Level 1 (or equivalent qualifications). It is also available to school leavers, employees within the vehicle industry and professionals from other industries.

It is approved by the Sector Skills Council (SSC), ensuring that it meets the quality requirements of the industry.

Course content

The programme will be delivered through a blend of the following:

  • Practical demonstrations
  • Realistic working tasks
  • Lectures to develop underpinning knowledge
  • Assignment work
  • Online learning
  • Visits to Industry and Trade Shows
  • Placement in the industry

Entry requirements

  • For direct entry onto Level 2, you should have 3 GCSEs at grade D or above, in Maths, English and a Science based subject
  • You may also be progressing from Vehicle Body Repair Level 1 (or equivalent qualification)
  • For existing professionals, a range of relevant experience can be considered
  • You will need to attend an interview and complete a basic skills assessment
  • Your basic skills should be at the appropriate level for the route
  • You must be enthusiastic and determined
  • All places are subject to satisfactory interview.

Assessment

The programme will be assessed through a blend of the following:

  • Internal practical assessment
  • Online assessment
  • Oral questioning
  • Written questions
  • Short learner task sheets for you to complete independently

Future opportunities

Completion of this course will give you the fundamental skills and knowledge to work in the vehicle industry.

Due to technological advancements, companies in manufacture, retail, distribution, servicing and accident repair are constantly seeking to bring young people into this fast changing industry.

The course will also prepare you for studying at a more advanced level.

You could also apply for a Modern Apprenticeship.

Career opportunities
  • Aeronautical Refinisher
  • Body Repair Technician
  • Motor Industry Manager
  • Motor Vehicle Technician
  • Motorcycle Technician
  • Vehicle Refinisher
  • Welder

 

Further information

Programme code: 0401H02B

Bilingual:
Depending on the campus, students may be able to access elements of the programme in both English and Welsh through some programme learning materials being made available bilingually. Details will be provided to you at interview.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grŵp Llandrillo Menai directly.

Last updated date: 06 October 2016

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