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Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
September 1 year Level 3 Full-Time Berwick Campus Full-time Vocational Apply Enquire

What’s it all about?

This course is set up over two days per week, with theory sessions and practical session.

The units you will cover will be inspection of light vehicles, diagnosis and rectification of chassis faults, electrical faults, transmission and driveline.

You will have a good knowledge of health and safety within the industry, as well as the technical skill to move into employment.

You will need 4 GCSE's at grade 4-9 including Maths and English. Or a relevant Level 2 qualification.

Study level Cost Additional fees
19+ please enquire Additional costs may include a kit and uniform, which are a requirement of the course. Information on this will be provided at interview and enrolment.

Teaching and assessment methods include theory-based sessions, which are classroom taught. These sessions are tested through online examinations.

Practical sessions are delivered in our industry standard garage workshop, based at East Ord Industrial Estate, Tweedmouth, Berwick upon Tweed. These sessions are tested through practical assessments.

Assessments both in the classroom and in the garage are spaced throughout the academic year.

If you have not already gained a GCSE grade 4 or above, or a SQA National 5 or above in Mathematics or English Language, you will be able to sit these with us.

These classes are taught over two days for the duration of the academic year.

You will be required to secure a industry placement with a garage setting for a minimum of 70 hours.

The aim of this qualification is to further your Level 2 technical knowledge and ability in areas such as inspecting light vehicles, principals of diagnosis and rectification of driveline and ignition faults, and diagnosis and rectification of automotive auxiliary electrical faults.

At the end of this qualification, you will be a fully qualified light motor vehicles technician, allowing you to drive towards a career in your dream job.

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What’s next?

On completion of this course, you can go on to a career in the vehicle maintenance sector.

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