Vehicle Fitting Principles sponsored by Moffats - Industry Excellence Academy

Diploma Automotive

Course Details


Qualification
Diploma
Subject Area
Automotive
Level
2
Age Group
16 - 18
Locations

Openshaw Campus
(Full Time - 1 year)

Leaflet Code
L8368

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This course is a new course sponsored by Moffatt's Motor Accessories and is a transitional route that once completed can lead to a highly prodigious place on the T Level Technical Qualification in Maintenance, Installation and Repair for Engineering and Manufacturing and Light and electric vehicles. This is a two year course at Level 3 which is equivalent to 3 A levels with employer involvement that will be a minimum of 315 hours work placement. This has a high probability of employment or continuing into higher education once completed
This L2 VRQ includes the full range of routine vehicle fitting procedures. It provides essential knowledge and skills for vehicle fitters working on a wide range of vehicles in all types of garages, dealerships and fast fit businesses.
It provides learners with the opportunity to study both the theory and practical aspects of some of the following:
• Inspecting, repairing and replacing high performance light vehicle and motorcycle tyres.
• Carrying out light vehicle front wheel alignment.
• Inspecting and replacing light vehicle clutches, exhaust components, suspension dampers, and vehicle batteries and braking systems.
• Safe use of oxy-acetylene.
• Assessing and securing a roadside situation.
Learners will gain a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace, agreeing customer vehicle needs and other skills associated with working in a garage

Achieved either GCSE Maths or English grade 4 with the other at grade 3, plus GCSE Science at grade 4.
Successful completion of Jump Starts to T Levels programme
Course discussion with subject tutor at interview event

50% of time workshop & 50% classroom
Written Assessments, Online Tests and Practical Tasks

Upon successful completion of this qualification, learners can progress on to our Level 3 Light Vehicle Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair course.

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£20 For PPE (boots & overalls)

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Automotive

If you love tinkering with cars and are never happier than when you’re wearing overalls and figuring out how things work, a career in the automotive industry could be just around the corner.

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