This course is for candidates wanting to develop some of the key skills and understanding in Motor Vehicle systems. Successful candidates will have the basic skills needed to apply for an automotive Apprenticeship or level 2 qualification.
What will I learn?
This engaging and motivating Vocationally Related Qualification (VRQ) is generally aimed at learners 16-19 years old, who have a keen interest to learn about maintenance of Light Vehicles and the different roles that are available in the retail motor industry.
- Knowledge to Support working relationships in the Automotive Work Environment
- Introduction to vehicle technology and workshop methods and processes
- Carry out basic routine vehicle maintenance
How will I be assessed?
On-line exams alongside practical and written assignments
To join this course you will need two GSCEs at grade 3 (D) in both English and Mathematics.
You should be able to demonstrate an interest in the subject. Entry is also subject to an interview, basic skills screening and initial assessment.
Progression & Career Opportunities
This course will support the student's progression to a Level 2 Diploma and also supplement their progress to GCSEs and other appropriate destinations, such as apprenticeships and employment.
This Light Vehicle route allows learners to have the flexibility to develop their knowledge and skills across a variety of specialist areas to prepare them for further studies and potentially enter into a job role within the automotive industry if they desire in the future.
You will need to buy boots, overalls and a text book.