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Bicycle/Motorbike Automotive Entry Level at Swindon College

Course description

This course covers the basic principles of automotive maintenance and repair, motorcycle and bicycle technology. This course offers a good foundation to progress to the next level. The design of the course is geared to school leavers with an interest in taking up a trade in the motor vehicle repair industry. If you are a practical learner you will gain from a hands on approach within the college motor vehicle workshops along with theory sessions to underpin your knowledge. You will also be involved in work demonstrations, computer sessions, tutorials, project work and work experience within local garages and/or the college motor vehicle workshops.

Entry requirements

A real interest and commitment is essential. You will be subject to an interview with a senior lecturer to establish your capability, commitment and attitude to work.

Future opportunities

If you successfully pass the course this will provide you with the opportunity for progression onto the Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance Level 1. This is also dependant on the grades you achieve during the course, your attendance and general attitude towards learning, as well as your ability to cope with more complex systems. This will be assessed by all staff teaching on the course as well as your tutor.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 29 April 2016

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