This two year course (equivalent to two A Levels) is designed to give learners a technical and academic background.
Within the course, learners will study the more complex principles in this field of engineering whilst carrying out repair and diagnostic activities on the associated components. In addition as well as university progression, the course also gives learners the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to prepare for employment.
Areas of study include:
- Engineering drawing
- Vehicle science and maths
- Petrol injection
- Health and safety
Appropriate GCSEs at grade C profile including mathematics, English and science.
Progression from intermediate level automotive courses will also be considered alongside GCSEs or equivalent Essential Skills Wales qualifications.
Knowledge and skills are delivered both via classroom based sessions where you are encouraged to participate in a range of learner centered activities and also within realistic automotive and motorsport workshops through the use of practical demonstrations and realistic working tasks.
Learners are mainly assessed through the use of assignment development, which are frequently supported by documented practical activities undertaken in both workshops detailed above.
Through the use of the associated UCAS points, the course is primarily designed to support learners onto related Higher Education programmes in universities typically the HND/BEng in both Automotive and Motor Sport applications and then ultimately into employment at technician level in these related sectors and wider industries.
The following items are essential equipment for completion of the course:
Fundamentals of Motor Vehicle Technology Book L1-3 (£30.00)
Overalls and steel toe cap boots conforming to EN345-1 safety standards (£40.00)
Assorted Stationery (inc scientific calculator) (£15.00)