• Course
    Overview
  • Units and
    Structure
  • Entry
    Requirements
  • Student
    Support

Course Overview

You are expected to be available to attend college Monday to Thursday 9am to 5.30pm and Friday 9am to 4.30pm.

All building up a good understanding of how a motor vehicle needs to be maintained and looked after.

Level
Entry Level 1 Entry Level 3
Duration
1 year full-time
Awarding Body
City & Guilds
Course Fees
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Units and Structure

The course consists of 12 units, ranging from Health and Safety, Careers in the Motor Industry to Interim Servicing and Other Vehicle Systems.

Alongside the main motor vehicle qualification you will also have the opportunity to improve your Maths and English skills.  All of these go towards completing your programme of study.

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

Applicants should be able to provide evidence of achieving 3 GCSE’s at grade G or above, including Maths and English.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.

Progression and Employment

Successful completion of the course will give learners the opportunity to progress to the Entry 3 Diploma in Vehicle Technology or Level 1 Certificate in Vehicle Maintenance.

After further study you will have the opportunity to work for franchised dealerships Independent fast fit centres National fast fit chains

Fast fit technicians work in separate workshops or along side other vehicle technicians. Their main duties will include:

  • Testing batteries and other engine parts to find faults
  • Checking tyres and exhausts for defects
  • Replacing or repairing faulty parts Balancing and re-aligning wheels
  • Offering customers advice on simple maintenance issues
 

Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme

We're proud to be able to offer Dual Career Accreditation via the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme. This is a Sport England funded partnership between athletes, education institutions, and national governing bodies of sport.

The Scheme helps athletes in education – aged 16-plus – to get the very best from their sporting and academic careers without having to choose between the two.

Click here to find out more about TASS

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Apply or Enquire

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Have any further questions about this course? You can contact someone specifically about it by using the details below or filling in the enquiry form.

Name: Student Services
Telephone: 0800 358 7575
Email: Contact online

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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

Applicants should be able to provide evidence of achieving 3 GCSE’s at grade G or above, including Maths and English.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.


GCSE Grades are changing from 2017. Need to know more? Click here for information.

Application & Enrolment

To apply for this course, please complete our online application form or download a printable form.

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