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Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
September 1 Year Level 1 Full-Time Berwick Campus Full-time Vocational Apply Enquire

No formal entry criteria.

Study level Cost Additional fees
19+ please enquire You will be required to purchase Northumberland College Personal Protection Equipment (PPE). This will consist of branded coveralls, a polo shirt, work trousers and safety boots. You may be entitled to a bursary to cover these costs depending on your household income.

Assessment methods include practical tasks, oral/written questioning and online tests.

English and Math's 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.

We work with a number of local and regional partners from the automotive industry who help shape the curriculum and offer work placements and apprenticeships to suitable candidates.

Mon-Fri, between 9am-4:30pm. Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.

You will have the opportunity to cover a wide range of skills and knowledge by taking a combination of mandatory and optional units.

The modules you will study on this course include:

- Health & Safety
- Roles & Responsibilities within the Automotive Environment
- Engine Mechanical & Lubrication Systems
- Engine Cooling Systems
- Spark Ignition Systems
- Braking Systems
- Wheel & Tire Systems
- Engineering & Fabrication

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What’s next?

A qualification at Level 1 could help you get your first job as a fast fit technician, enter into an apprenticeship, or help you progress onto a qualification at Level 2.

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