Start Date: Duration: Level: Course location: Course Type:
September 1 Year Level 2 Ashington Main Campus Full-time Vocational

What’s it all about?

This course is for those that are interested in working on light vehicles and gaining a qualification that could lead to an apprenticeship.

You will study units including mechanical and electrical systems and learn how to diagnose faulty components. Ideal if you would like to train for a career in the motor industry.

You should have two GCSEs at Grade 3 or above or a relevant Level 1 qualification.

Study level Cost
19+ please enquire

Your progress will be assessed by observations of your practical skills and will take place within the college workshops. Each unit of the qualification requires you to pass a multiple-choice online assessment test.

English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.

There is a requirement to complete 35 hours of work experience related to the motor industry. Students are requested to seek their own placements at a dealership of their own choice.

The minimum attendance requirement is 95%.

Mon-Fri between 9am-4pm. Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term. There is a minimum attendance requirement of 95%.

This course is for those that are interested in working on light vehicles and gaining a qualification that could lead to an apprenticeship. This is a level two certificate course. however, students have the opportunity to upgrade to a diploma course which involves two more online exams above the minimum of the two to qualify for certificate level.

City and Guilds

What’s next?

After completing this course, you could move on to an apprenticeship with an employer. Or you may wish to progress up to a diploma in light vehicle maintenance at Level 3.

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