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Motorcycle Service and Repair Principles Level 2 Diploma at New College Durham

Course description

This programme is aimed at young people or unemployed adults who wish to study a full-time Motor Vehicle programme that will help prepare them for the Automotive Sector. The course is delivered on a full-time basis preparing students for employment.

Course content

Level 2 Course Content;

  • Vehicle Systems - Engine and Fuel, Transmission, Braking
  • Suspension and Steering, Electrical and Electronic
  • Non Complex Fault Diagnosis on Engine, Chassis and Electrical Systems
  • Remove and Refit Components

Entry requirements

GCSE grade D or above is essential. A good level of Maths and English would be an advantage. As part of the admissions procedure you will have an interview with a member of the curriculum team and also undertake initial assessments in Literacy, Numeracy and Industry Specific tests. A Level 1 Diploma in a motor vehicle discipline or an equivalent in engineering will be considered at the tutor’s discretion. Additional support will be provided if required. For learners who may struggle to achieve this entry requirement but show good aptitude a level 2 certificate course is available that will lead to a Level 2 Diploma.

Future opportunities

You can progress onto an Apprenticeship programme or alternatively onto a Level 3 full-time Motor Vehicle qualification.

Related careers
Vehicle technician, mechanic or electrician Vehicle technicians, mechanics and electricians accept calls for help and repair and service the mechanical parts and electrical/electronic circuitry and components of cars, lorries, buses, motorcycles and other motor vehicles, and repair and service auto air-conditioning systems.
Vehicle body builder or repairer Job holders in this unit group construct and repair the bodies of road vehicles, and fit interior and exterior fittings to vehicle bodies.
Vehicle paint technician Vehicle paint technicians use spray equipment to apply paint, cellulose and other protective or decorative materials to the bodywork of motor vehicles.
Assembler (vehicles or metal goods) Jobholders in this unit group undertake the routine assembly of vehicles and other metal goods or components such as frames, axles, wire brushes and wheels.


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact New College Durham directly.

Last updated date: 21 April 2016

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