Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
September 1 year Level 2 Full-Time Ashington Main Campus Full-time Vocational
September 1 Year Level 2 Full-Time 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 4 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.

You will be taught using a range of teaching techniques including technical and practical lessons and assessments, such as online exams

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.

As part of the course, you will take part in 37 hours of placement in industry.

We have a number of links to industry including partnerships to ensure you gain an outstanding learning experience with us.

Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm. Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.

The aim of the course is to develop your skills and knowledge in automotive, to allow you to progress to a career in the motor vehicle industry or higher education.

City and Guilds

What’s next?

After completing the course you could move on to an apprenticeship with an employer.
Or progress to L3.
In light vehicle maintenance level three:

The aim of the course is to develop skills and knowledge in Automotive to allow you to progress to a career in the motor vehicle industry or higher education.

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