Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Diploma

QUALIFICATION
N/A
LOCATION
Cornwall College Camborne
Cornwall College St Austell
START DATE
12 September 2022
12 September 2022
DURATION
1 Year
LEARNING AREA
Motor Vehicle
ATTENDANCE
Full-time

Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Diploma

This course is a perfect progression from the Level 1 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance Technician and develops existing knowledge by examining the components of vehicle maintenance and repair in more detail, preparing you with an advanced skillset necessary for success in a fast-moving and dynamic industry.

The first thing you’ll notice about this course is that it’s about gaining a rounded knowledge and the practical skills required for a job in the industry – you’ll be spending a lot of time in our workshop, putting your knowledge into practice and improving your hand skills and diagnostic knowledge.

You’ll be looking at everything: engines, tyres, brakes, steering, suspension, transmission, electrics and electronics. Basically, if it’s in a car, you’ll be studying it and developing all of the essential skills you need as a technician, practicing and carrying out maintenance and repair activities as you progress through the course.

Our workshop features industry-standard equipment and kit, exactly like a working garage. We also have a strong partnership with the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI), so employers know an automotive qualification from The Cornwall College Group means you have the very best skills as a mechanic or technician. So, if you are looking to develop a career in the automotive industry, want to learn from industry professionals and have a passion for the ever changing vehicle technologies then this is the best place to start.

As a Level 2 course, this diploma is all about getting you ready for a professional career in the automotive industry by developing your essential skills and knowledge. You’ll be learning from and working with a passionate team who believe in supporting you so that you can achieve your goals in the industry. At the end of the course the qualification will be recognised by industry in many countries around the world.

QUALIFICATION
N/A
LOCATION
Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell
START DATE
12 September 2022, 12 September 2022
DURATION
1 Year
LEARNING AREA
Motor Vehicle
ATTENDANCE
Full-time

What you will learn

This one-year in-depth course will explain the systems, components and terminology used in the automotive industry, you will learn how vehicle systems work and how they interact with one another. By gaining an ability to diagnose and repair all the major systems of a vehicle, you will be prepared for the more technical and specialised repair, installation and diagnostic elements of further qualifications.

Entry requirements

GCSE Maths and English Grade 4 or equivalent, Industry experience will be taken into account.

Work experience

If you are under 19 at the start of the course you will require a work experience placement, this will be discussed with you at interview.

Assessment

You will be assessed through online assessment, practical assignments and through written reports. All assessment activity will be planned and the timetable shared with you at the beginning of the academic year. The assessments will be linked to the taught units and assessments will coincide with unit progress and completion. You will be informed of progress after the assessments, with overall progress tracked and available to view to ensure you can monitor progress towards agreed targets.

Progression

Once you’ve finished the Level 2 course, you’ll have a real appreciation of light vehicle components and systems and be ready to move on to the more advanced Level 3.

This course is an introduction to the automotive industry for students who love cars but need to improve their knowledge and skills before progressing onto a Level 3 Diploma.

Armed with your increased knowledge and skills as well as essential progress with maths and English abilities you can progress with confidence; building on your aspiration to pursue a career in the automotive industry.

Cornwall College Camborne

Cornwall College Camborne

Our Camborne campus has served as a vocational training hub for nearly a century. The iconic Tamar tower and the ‘big top’ that covers our construction and engineering provision, are landmarks known throughout the area. This legacy, combined with an exciting modernisation programme, has made Cornwall College Camborne the home of cutting edge facilities, dynamic learning experiences and fantastic student spaces. Open and modern learning areas, electric vehicle training labs, esports gaming facilities, chill out areas, an award-winning restaurant and plenty more besides, makes this the perfect place to have your #careercollege experience.

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Cornwall College St Austell

Cornwall College St Austell

Set at the top of St Austell, with incredible views over the bay, our campus boasts ground-breaking facilities and exceptional student spaces. The Keay Theatre area plays host to our famous Altitude Dance Academy and performing arts, while our award-winning student restaurant Cloisters is recognised as one of the best in the country. Brand new electric vehicle training labs set within our modern construction and engineering buildings showcase just some of the incredible opportunities for people in St Austell and beyond. There’s exciting plans ahead as well, so make sure Cornwall College St Austell is home to your #careercollege experience.

Visiting our St Austell campus?   View our visitor information


This one-year in-depth course will explain the systems, components and terminology used in the automotive industry, you will learn how vehicle systems work and how they interact with one another. By gaining an ability to diagnose and repair all the major systems of a vehicle, you will be prepared for the more technical and specialised repair, installation and diagnostic elements of further qualifications.

GCSE Maths and English Grade 4 or equivalent, Industry experience will be taken into account.

If you are under 19 at the start of the course you will require a work experience placement, this will be discussed with you at interview.

You will be assessed through online assessment, practical assignments and through written reports. All assessment activity will be planned and the timetable shared with you at the beginning of the academic year. The assessments will be linked to the taught units and assessments will coincide with unit progress and completion. You will be informed of progress after the assessments, with overall progress tracked and available to view to ensure you can monitor progress towards agreed targets.

Once you’ve finished the Level 2 course, you’ll have a real appreciation of light vehicle components and systems and be ready to move on to the more advanced Level 3. This course is an introduction to the automotive industry for students who love cars but need to improve their knowledge and skills before progressing onto a Level 3 Diploma. Armed with your increased knowledge and skills as well as essential progress with maths and English abilities you can progress with confidence; building on your aspiration to pursue a career in the automotive industry.

Cornwall College Camborne

Cornwall College Camborne

Set at the top of St Austell, with incredible views over the bay, our campus boasts ground-breaking facilities and exceptional student spaces. The Keay Theatre area plays host to our famous Altitude Dance Academy and performing arts, while our award-winning student restaurant Cloisters is recognised as one of the best in the country. Brand new electric vehicle training labs set within our modern construction and engineering buildings showcase just some of the incredible opportunities for people in St Austell and beyond. There’s exciting plans ahead as well, so make sure Cornwall College St Austell is home to your #careercollege experience.

Visiting our St Austell campus?   View our visitor information


Cornwall College St Austell

Cornwall College St Austell

Set at the top of St Austell, with incredible views over the bay, our campus boasts ground-breaking facilities and exceptional student spaces. The Keay Theatre area plays host to our famous Altitude Dance Academy and performing arts, while our award-winning student restaurant Cloisters is recognised as one of the best in the country. Brand new electric vehicle training labs set within our modern construction and engineering buildings showcase just some of the incredible opportunities for people in St Austell and beyond. There’s exciting plans ahead as well, so make sure Cornwall College St Austell is home to your #careercollege experience.

Visiting our St Austell campus?   View our visitor information


Dates & Locations

  • Course type 16-19 Adult
  • Location - Cornwall College Camborne
  • Start Date - 12 September 2022
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  • Course type 16-19 Adult
  • Location - Cornwall College St Austell
  • Start Date - 12 September 2022
  • Apply Now
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Course Code 10558-CAM-22, 10496-STA-22

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