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Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 2 at Northampton College

Course description

This course is designed to further extend the knowledge and ability of students wishing to continue their study in vehicle mechanical maintenance and repair. The course is taught in our well equipped workshops and classrooms, it will involve completion of theoretical study using classroom delivery, assignments, phase tests and on-line multi-choice exams. The practical sessions require you to satisfy practical assessment criteria using pre-set tasks with the results recorded in a practical task workbook.This programme involves the maintenance and servicing of motor vehicles.Topics include:- Knowledge of routine light vehicle maintenance- Knowledge of light vehicle engine mechanical, lubrication and cooling system units and components- Knowledge of removing and replacing light vehicle electrical units and components- Knowledge of removing and replacing light vehicle chassis units and components- Knowledge of light transmission and driveline units and components- Knowledge of light vehicle fuel, ignition, air and exhaust system units and components- Health and safety

Course content

Those students who have successfully completed the Level 1 Vehicle Mechanical Maintenance and Repair course and have GCSE Mathematics and English at Grade D or above or the appropriate Functional Skills in English and Mathematics.

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs at Grade A*-C including English Language and Maths or Level 2 Functional Skills English and Maths or Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Fitting Principles / Level 1 Vehicle Maintenance and Repair qualification plus two GCSEs at Grade A*-C including English Language and Maths or Level 2 Functional Skills in English and Maths

Assessment

There is continuous assessment of practical work throughout the course and end of unit on-line multi-choice examinations. Students will also need to produce a portfolio of evidence in the form of a folder of assessed college work gained over the year.

Future opportunities

After successful completion of this course you could gain employment andcontinue further study via block release courses on an Apprenticeshipprogramme.

Further information

You will be expected to provide overalls, safety boots or shoes, writing equipment and a folder for your work. At your interview you will be provided with a preferred Kit List that will assist you during your course. This kit will always belong to you is fully transferable to take with you in to employment.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 11 October 2016
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