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Progression Curriculum - Diploma in Skills for the Motor Vehicle Sector at Broadstairs College

Course description

You’ll learn the basic principles of motor vehicle maintenance and repair. You will also gain an understanding of the technology used to detect and fix faults in our top of the range workshops.You can look forward to a hands-on experience with the chance to participate in field trips and national competitions.This Study Programme has been designed in such a way that if you are not sure which vocational area you would like to study in, you will have the chance to move and sample a different area at various points in the year.You will work towards external accreditation in employability skills and a vocational qualification.This Study Programme will include English and maths at an appropriate level, and it will support the development of skills towards employability and suitability to progress onto the next level of study.

Course content

You’ll learn the basic principles of motor vehicle maintenance and repair. You will also gain an understanding of the technology used to detect and fix faults in our top of the range workshops.You can look forward to a hands-on experience with the chance to participate in field trips and national competitions.This Study Programme has been designed in such a way that if you are not sure which vocational area you would like to study in, you will have the chance to move and sample a different area at various points in the year.You will work towards external accreditation in employability skills and a vocational qualification.This Study Programme will include English and maths at an appropriate level, and it will support the development of skills towards employability and suitability to progress onto the next level of study.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs grade E-G (2 or 1) including - Functional Skills English and maths Entry 3 or GCSE Grade 1 or 2

Assessment

You will learn through practical sessions in our workshops and assessment will be through written work and online tests.

Future opportunities

On successful completion you could move on to our Level 2 programme which will enable you to become a Motor Mechanic or Fast Fit Technician.

Further information

Please note that for applications for the 19/20 academic year the EKC Group is using a new online system and you will be required to register and track your application using this system. You will receive an e-mail informing you of this and what to do next. You will be using the EKC Enterprise platform. Please go to https://www.ekcgroup.ac.uk/colleges/how-apply for further information about this new system.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 05 February 2019
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Course code: B00285/1/1-1
  • Web url: www.EKCGroup.ac.uk
  • Number of planned places: 20

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