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