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Motor Vehicle Studies Level 2 at Sheringham High School and Sixth Form Centre

Course description

Is this course for me ? Yes, if you like working with you hands and are interested in how motor vehicles work, especially motorcycles. You will learn how to carry out basic vehicle mechanical and electrical repairs. It will give you some of the practical skills and knowledge needed for a career as a mechanic or in the motor industry.

You will study Mandatory Units in Health & Safety plus other Units including: Engineering Equipment & Materials, Spark Ignition Power Units, Engine Liquid Cooling Systems & Engine Lubrication Systems, Battery and Lighting Systems, Steering & Suspension Systems, Vehicle Braking Systems, Vehicle Inspection, Vehicle Wheels and Tyres, Vehicle Exhaust Systems and Vehicle Ignition Systems.

The course is made up of Modules and Units. Most Units are practical with a small element of classroom work. You will also learn valuable Key Skills in Communication, Application of Number and Information Communication Technology.

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All units are assessed through effective portfolio work, building up a record of tasks undertaken for specific units. Assessments will take place though both practical and written tasks. All the units are internally assessed and then both internally and externally moderated.

Future opportunities

Successful completion of the Level 2 Diploma in Motor Vehicle Studies provides a sound preparation for further vocational training qualifications at Level 2 or Apprenticeships at Level 2 or 3 in:

• Vehicle Fitting, Vehicle Maintenance and Repair, Vehicle Body and Paint Operations.
• Roadside Assistance and Recovery, Vehicle Parts Operations, Vehicle Sales.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sheringham High School and Sixth Form Centre directly.

Last updated date: 11 May 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year