Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (VRQ) - Level 3 at Middlesbrough College
The course covers the whole range of motor vehicle engineering skills from routine maintenance to advanced repair techniques. It is based on the Technical Certificate requirement of a Motor Vehicle Apprenticeship and also covers the underpinning knowledge for the VCQ (Vocational Competence Qualification).
Mandatory Vocational Units: • Knowledge of Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive Environment • Knowledge of Support for Job Roles in the Automotive Environment • Knowledge of Materials, Fabrication, Tools and Measuring Devices used in the Automotive Environment Mandatory Specialist Vocational Units: • Knowledge of Diagnosis and Rectification of Vehicle Auxiliary Electrical Faults • Knowledge of Diagnosis and Rectification of Light Vehicle Engine Faults • Knowledge of Diagnosis and Rectification of Light Vehicle Chassis System Faults • Knowledge of Diagnosis and Rectification of Light Vehicle Transmission and Driveline Faults Optional Vocational Units: • Knowledge of how to Identify and Agree Motor Vehicle Customer Service Needs • Knowledge of Inspecting Light Vehicles Using Prescribed Methods • Knowledge of Overhauling Light Vehicle Engine Mechanical Units As part of your learning programme you will also attend the following session: Maths (Exempt if you have a minimum of GCSE grade C in Maths) English (Exempt if you have a minimum of GCSE grade C in English Language) Study Skills 1:1 Tutorials Enrichment activities
Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair or Level 2 Extended Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair. "If you do not have a Grade A to C in English and/or Maths, you will be required to continue studying these subjects as part of your Study Programme."
Assessment is through computer-based multiple choice exams and written phase tests during the year to cover the units studied. You will also be observed carrying out workshop tasks (which must be completed successfully to the required standard) and then be required to build a portfolio of evidence from these workshop practical activities carried out within the college.
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How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Middlesbrough College directly.