Level: 3 | Duration: 1 Year | Start Date: September
What is this course about?
This course is aimed at students who have successfully completed the IMI Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair course and would like to pursue a career as a motor vehicle technician. The course combines technical and workshop activities which focus on diagnostic techniques using up to date diagnostic test rigs and equipment. The programme will allow learners to develop work related and technical skills in preparation for further education and training or employment.
Why choose to study this course at Riverside College?
You will be joining a supportive and enthusiastic team of qualified automotive tutors who will provide support and guidance throughout your course. You will have the opportunity to work in industry standard workshops and develop the necessary skills to progress further in the industry. Engineering is one of best paid trades in the UK and with a huge shortfall in qualified engineers there has never been a better time to enter the industry.
What will I learn on this course?
You will learn how to work safely and competently in an engineering environment and develop skills in workshop practices to allow you to progress to the next level or to an apprenticeship. You will also have Career development sessions which will involve 1 to 1 discussion with your personal tutor to monitor your progress and support you during your course. On completion of the course, you will be able to confidently diagnose complex vehicle faults and remove and replace most major components.
IMI Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair or equivalent Motor Vehicle qualification. Students will also require GCSE Grade 4 in English Langauge and Maths.
What will this course lead on to?
On successful completion of this course, you could progress to a relevant higher education motor vehicle course or apply directly for employment in a motor vehicle technician role. You could also explore the University route; we can offer support to find you the right course.
You will have an opportunity to take part in a range of enrichment activities including trips to some of the biggest and most advanced engineering companies in the country, Go-karting, Paintballing and lots of career events featuring local companies. We also run many activities on the College campus including 5-a-side football tournaments, engineering competitions and fund-raising events.
How will I be assessed?
You will produce an E-Portfolio of evidence that you will record your practical tasks and assignments. You will also complete a series of on-line tests. You can access your E-portfolio any time on your phone or on a laptop, photos of your day-to-day working will be uploaded to your portfolio as evidence and can be used to help support job applications.
Are there any costs associated with this course?
A Course kit list will be provided, this briefly consists of Personal Protective Equipment: College polo shirts, boots, overalls and eye protection. Stationary is also required for your studies, including pens, paper and notepads.
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes