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Motor Vehicle at Grimsby Institute

Course description

To have a long and successful career working with cars you'll need to mix traditional techniques and up-to-the minute skills. Our Motor Vehicle programmes offer you the chance to train alongside professional technicians in our industry equipped workshops.

Training for a Motor Vehicle qualification is a highly practical route for someone wanting to go into the repair and maintenance of motor vehicles.

Our courses will give you the chance to work with up-to-date equipment, learning everything you'll need to know from diagnostic servicing to the latest repair techniques.

Course content

Motor Vehicle is a practical course working on the cars in the workshop giving learners the skills to remove and replace various vehicle systems including tyres, brakes and suspension as well as the principles of engines and electrical systems.

Further study will involve the chassis and frame, engines, transmissions and vehicle servicing. Work related activity is available for all learners.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for our courses depend on the specific requirements of each Programme of Study and an individual's previous experience, which will all be discussed during the interview process.

The following list offers a guide as to what you might be expected to achieve to gain entry on to a particular level of a course.

Entry Level 3 Programmes

No formal entry qualifications but subject to approval from the Foundation Learning Assessment Team.
 

Level 1 Programmes

GCSEs grade E to G or equivalent, including Foundation Awards and Entry Level Certificates.
 

Level 2 Programmes

Minimum of 4 GCSEs grade D or above including Maths and English language OR Minimum of 4 GCSEs grade D or above including Maths and English language and relevant subject qualification OR Minimum of Level 1 course in chosen subject at merit or above and English language and Maths at Level 1.
 

Level 3 Programmes

Minimum of 5 GCSEs grade C or above including Maths and English language OR Minimum of 5 GCSEs grade C or above including Maths and English language and relevant subject qualification OR Minimum of Level 2 course in chosen subject at merit or above and English language and Maths at level 2.

Future opportunities

If you are considering continuing your education at a higher level there are many universities across the UK that offer a range of different courses that could see you specialising in Automotive Engineering or Motorsport.

The possibilities are endless for someone with a qualification in Motor Vehicle Maintenance and a career in this industry could see you as an Automotive Technician, working in a dealership, becoming a Service Manager or even working in Motorsport.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grimsby Institute directly.

Last updated date: 10 May 2016

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