Entry RequirementsWe look for passion in in the sector above all else. If you are under 19 and you do not have English & Maths GCSE grades A-C or equivalent, you will be required to undertake GCSE or Functional Skills alongside the main qualification.
Assessment TypesYou will be assessed through workshop assessment and by creating a portfolio of evidence, with unit end test.
Units of work to achieve are as follows:
- Health, safety and good housekeeping in the automotive environment
- Machining Engineering materials & equipment
- Metal Inert Gas Welding (MIG/MAG)
- Engine liquid cooling and engine lubrication systems
- Spark ignition power units
- Vehicle braking systems
- Vehicle wheels and tyres
- Vehicle exhaust systems
Students will develop an understanding of the operating principles and workings of a light motor vehicle.The skills and knowledge gained from this course will enable students to progress to Level 2 Motor Vehicle courses.
Students must complete successfully on this course if they wish to progress their studies.
Careers/ProgressionUpon completion of the certificate, progression is possible to Level 2 Motor Vehicle Studies – light vehicle or body repair. Alternatively, you may wish to start an apprenticeship.