The course follows the City and Guilds Level 2 Diploma which is designed to prepare students for a career in the motor vehicle service and repair industry.
This Level 2 qualification is designed to provide a standardised approach for the delivery and assessment of the knowledge and skills requirements. It also provides the knowledge requirements for its related VCQ and forms the knowledge component of the IMI Maintenance and Repair Apprenticeship framework (for Light Vehicle).
Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive Environment
Supporting for Job Roles in the Automotive Work Environment
Materials, Fabrication, Tools and Measuring Devices used in the Automotive Environment
Mandatory specialist units:
Routine Light Vehicle Maintenance
Light Vehicle Engine Units and Components
Light Vehicle Electrical Units and Components
Light Vehicle Chassis Units and Components
Light Vehicle Transmission and Driveline Components
Updated November 2018
Applicants will be enrolled on the associated apprenticeship framework or have access to regular industry based work experience in the associated sector.
Non-apprenticeship participants are encouraged to pursue work experience throughout the programme to further embed understanding and also to provide opportunities for progression.
Where necessary applicants may be required to undertake an aptitude test prior to entry.
The course is delivered through practical demonstrations which are supported with realistic working tasks, where the emphasis is on you demonstrating the required skills. Underpinning knowledge for each unit is given via classroom based mode of delivery, where you are encouraged to participate in a range of learner centered activities.
Learners are assessed in a variety of ways including practical activities, multi-choice online examinations and participation in portfolio and assignment work.
Successful learners who are also following an apprenticeship programme or secured the necessary work experience may have the opportunity to progress on to the VRQ Level 3 in Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair.
The following items are essential equipment for completion of the course:
Fundamentals of Motor Vehicle Technology specialist text book L1-3 (ISBN=978 1 4085 15181)
Overalls and steel toe cap boots conforming to EN345-1 safety standards