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This study programme is designed for 16-18 year olds only (age 19-24 for students with an Education, Health and Care Plan).

Please visit our Adult Education, Degrees and Employer section for alternative courses.

About the course

This engaging and motivating Vocationally Related Qualification (VRQ) is generally aimed at learners 14-19 years old, who have a keen interest to learn about the maintenance of various types of transport and the job roles that are available within the sector.

Entry requirements

To gain access to this course applicant must have GCSE grades 2 or above in English and Maths.

Qualifications

IMI Level 1 Certificate in Transport Maintenance Generic.

What you'll learn (core modules)

The units covered on this course are: 

 

A5079400 - Spark Ignition Engine System Components and Operation

F5083612 - Health and Safety in the Workplace

H5083618 - Reducing Risks When Driving Vehicles

J5083613 - Locating, Interpreting and Using Technical Information

J5083627 - Air and Liquid Cooling System Components and Operation

J5083630 - Vehicle Steering and Suspension System Components and Maintenance 4 wheels or more

L5083614 - Applying Engineering Techniques in an Automotive Environment

L5083631 - Light Vehicle Braking System Components and Maintenance

L5083645 - Lighting System Maintenance

M5083623 - Health and Safety Practices in a Valeting and Detailing Environment

R5083615 - Knowledge Relating to Automotive Foundation Skills

T5083624 - Tools, Equipment and Consumable Materials Used for Valeting and Detailing

Y5083616 - Preparation to Become a Vehicle Driver

How will I be assessed?

Practical tasks

Online Test

Written assignments/ questions.

Where is the course delivered? (facilities/classrooms)

On site (West Suffolk College) Workshops, classrooms.

Online virtual sessions.

Where will the course take me?

After completing this course you could progress on to Level 2 Automotive Engineering. 

Will I need any materials or equipment?

 

How much will it cost?

Race Overalls £90

Safety Boots £20-£50


Days & times

Starting September 2021

Course price

£140.00

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