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Light Vehicle Repair and Technology Diploma Level 3 at City of Bristol College

Course description

This programme will build on the knowledge and practical skills you learnt on the Level 2 motor vehicle qualification. The course consists of a number of modules and will enable you to develop the skills needed to diagnose faults on vehicle engine, chassis, transmission and electrical systems.

Course content

Course modules include: • Health & Safety and good housekeeping • Support for job roles in the automotive environment • Materials, fabrication tools and measuring devices • Diagnoses of light vehicle engines systems • Diagnoses of light vehicle chassis systems • Diagnoses of light vehicle transmission systems • Diagnoses of light vehicle electrical systems • Maths & English GCSE and/or functional skills or contextual maths and English.

Entry requirements

• 3 GCSEs at grades A-D including maths and English • Level 2 certificate in Vehicle Maintenance Qualification • Record of achievement showing good attendance and punctuality.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City of Bristol College directly.

Last updated date: 04 February 2016
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    • AEC at Parkway

      There are two City of Bristol College buildings that form the Advanced Engineering Centre (AEC) at Parkway.

      Parkway Centre

      The Parkway Building is situated off New Road next to SGS College/WISE Campus and Abbeywood Community School.

      AEC Centre

      The AEC Building is also situated off New Road, between Abbeywood Community School and the BTE Academy approximately 300 yards from the Parkway Centre.

      Our state-of-the-art Advanced Engineering Centre (AEC) brings together our College’s existing engineering, aeronautical, manufacturing and automotive courses into one place.

      It provides great industry facilities including workshops, laboratories, computer aided simulation rigs and testing/diagnostic equipment.

      The centre provides students with the latest technology and uses the highest standard of the latest industry equipment, including:

      • A vehicle brake testing station
      • An on-site commercial jet aircraft
      • 3D printing
      • Advanced CAD modelling software
      • Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) machines

      Aeronautical facilities

      • training helicopter
      • light aircraft
      • computer aided simulation rigs
      • wind tunnel
      • large hangar for two aircrafta
      • vionics laboratory,
      • electrical laboratory
      • technical library
      • an engine workshop
      • composite material workshop.

      Engineering facilities

      • engineering workshop
      • electronics equipment
      • a hydraulic laboratory and pneumatics test equipment
      • a CNC workshop and lathes
      • solid modelling equipment 
      • computer aided learning equipment.

      Motor vehicle facilities

      • workshops for heavy and light vehicles, forklift trucks, body repair and finishing
      • fully equipped with industry standard equipment
      • electronic engine testing and diagnostic equipment
      • computer aided simulation rigs.

      Other facilities include innovative learning spaces and a large Study Centre. This equipment allows our students to work with the latest technology to give them the skills and experience they need to progress into employment.