This one year qualification is primarily designed to engage and motivate aged 16 to 19 year olds who are interested in learning about the maintenance of light vehicles, the various roles that are available in the retail motor industry, and would therefore like a qualification that will support their progress into the retail motor vehicle industry. Learners have the opportunity to develop their knowledge and skills in a wide variety of areas, and also the option to achieve Level 2 units, which will support the learner’s progression to an IMI Awards’ Level 2 Certificate (VRQ) in the appropriate career route. Examples of some of the unit options available include: Introduction to the retail automotive maintenance and repair industry, spark ignition engine systems, components and operation, compression ignition engine systems, components and operation, steering and suspension systems components and maintenance (4 wheels or more), vehicle braking systems components and maintenance, vehicle wheels and tyres construction and maintenance, vehicle exhaust systems components and maintenance and introduction to low carbon technologies in the automotive industry.
This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units which are an additional component to enhance your employability.
Please contact us for information regarding course fees.
All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.
Upon successful completion, students can progress to the Level 2 Traineeship in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles.