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Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Diploma

Level 2

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Key Info

Learning Area   Motor Vehicle
Delivery Mode   Full-time
Duration   1 Year


Dates & Locations

Course Type   16-19, Adult
Location   Cornwall College Camborne
Start Date   16/09/2021


Course Type   16-19, Adult
Location   Cornwall College St Austell
Start Date   08/09/2021

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.

  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.

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# MotorVehicle # VehicleMaintenance # VehicleRepair # cars2021

Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

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