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Vehicle Technology IMI Diploma Entry Level 3 at Havering College of Further and Higher Education

Course description

You will work in a practical environment with workshop tools and equipment, building skills and techniques in the following areas of the industry:

  • Body Repair Processes
  • Routine Cooling and Lubrication System Checks
  • Routine Braking System Checks
  • Routine Wheel and Tyre Checks
  • Routine Vehicle Checks
  • Basic Vehicle Valeting
  • Light Vehicle Construction
  • Principles of Engine Components and Operation
  • Principles of Light Vehicle Steering and Suspension Systems
  • Principles of Component Fitting

Course content

You will also study to develop an understanding of motor vehicle workshop safety and the retail automotive maintenance and repair industry.

If you have not yet achieved a grade C (or above) in GCSE English and maths, you will be required to attend GCSE resit sessions (if you achieved grade D) or functional skills sessions (if you achieved grade E or below).

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, but you will be required to attend a brief interview.

Assessment

You will be assessed through online phase tests and a practical demonstration of your individual abilities.

Future opportunities

You could progress onto a level 1 course in vehicle maintenance and repair.

Employment opportunities could include entry level work within an auto repair shop or similar automotive company.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Havering College of Further and Higher Education directly.

Last updated date: 15 April 2016

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    • Ardleigh Green Campus

      Ardleigh Green Road, Hornchurch, Essex, RM11 2LL

      The Ardleigh Green campus is host to a large number of facilities such as:

      - The Academy of Arts and Science

      - The Centre for Creative Arts

      - The Space performing arts facility

      - Cisco and Microsoft IT Pro Academy

      - L’Oreal Flagship Hairdressing salons

      - The Retreat graduate beauty salon

      - Stepping Stones Day Nursery

      - Dedicated motor vehicle workshops

      Ardleigh Green is located between the towns of Hornchurch and Romford, with direct rail/tube links to Essex and London. Romford is a hub of entertainment containing the historic Romford Market, large shopping centres, cinemas, sports and recreational facilities.

      Creative and Professional

      At our Ardleigh Green campus you will gain the professional and vocational skills you need to stand out in the competitive world of work. The involvement of industry leaders means that our courses contain the most relevant and up-to-date information. Our facilities in the creative and performing arts are exceptional and give you a perfect springboard into careers where your own imagination and drive are the deciding factors.