Motor Vehicle Studies ABC Diploma at Solihull College & University Centre
If you aspire to work as a technician in the Motor Vehicle repair industry, fixing and servicing a variety of vehicles, this Level 1 course is designed to introduce you at the ground level about the various components and systems familiar in the mechanic sector and how to identify problems and repair them.
How car stuff works including the following topics;
- Health & Safety for car mechanics,
- Chassis Components,
- Engines and Components,
- Transmissions / Clutch and Gearbox,
- Vehicle Electrics,
- Vehicle Braking systems,
- Vehicle Exhaust, wheels and tyres.
Minimum of 2 GCSEs at Grade E/2 or above to include Maths and English, a suitable reference and a successful interview.
To pass this course your assessment is via practical assignments and a completed course work portfolio. There are no external exams
If you are successful on this course you will be able to continue studying towards Level 2 in Motor Vehicle Studies.
You will be required to purchase:-
- Safety footwear and overalls are a MUST for workshop activities,
- Pens and Note Pads,
- Educational trips to motor vehicle related companies; factories.
Good levels of English and Maths are important for your success in your course, your chosen vocation and life. Throughout your course you will continue to develop your English and Maths skills in your vocational classes.
If you haven't achieved an A*/9 - C/4 grade in English or Maths at GCSE, or a Level 2 Functional Skill, you will also be working towards a qualification in English or Maths at a level that will enable you to progress towards these grades.
If you have a Learning Difficulty or Disability please let us know when you apply. You will be offered support in your interview. If you need help completing your application we can help with this too.
Solihull College and University centre offers full time and part time courses for businesses and residents in Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Coventry Warwickshire and the whole of the West Midlands.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Solihull College & University Centre directly.