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Vehicle Service Technician Diploma

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LOCATION & START DATE
Cornwall College Camborne - 9 September 2024
LEVEL
Level 2 Levels Explained
DURATION
1 Year
LEARNING AREA
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ATTENDANCE
Full-time

Vehicle Service Technician Diploma

Automotive Courses 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 servicing in more detail, preparing you with an advanced skillset necessary for success in a fast-moving and dynamic industry.

The Vehicle Service Technician Diploma Level 2 involves both practical workshop activities and theory sessions, making it the perfect course for you if you enjoy hands-on work and getting stuck in, and would like to develop an advanced knowledge of the automotive industry.

You will:
- Study health and safety, tools and materials, automotive job roles, batteries, wheels, tyres, brakes, exhaust systems and associated systems
- Use the latest equipment and vehicles in a realistic, industry-standard environment
- Develop soft skills, such as communication and employer expectations, to prepare you for the industry
- Have opportunities for work experience alongside your studies
- Gain the practical skills needed to complete your GCSE English and Maths
- Gain a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace and other skills associated with working in a garage.

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.

What you will learn

This one-year introduction will explain the systems, components and terminology used in the automotive industry, you will learn how the systems work and how they interact with one another. By gaining an introduction to specific areas such as batteries, wheels, tyres, brakes and exhaust systems, you will be prepared for the more specialised practical repair, installation and diagnostic elements of further qualifications.

Entry requirements

GCSEs in English and maths at grade 4 or above, plus a relevant Level 1 qualification such as Transport Maintenance Diploma.

Work experience

As part of your course you will be required to carry out Work Experience and/or an Industry Placement.

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 2 Maintenance & Repair Diploma.

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 2 Maintenance & Repair 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.

Read more on the exciting developments at St Austell & Camborne


This one-year introduction will explain the systems, components and terminology used in the automotive industry, you will learn how the systems work and how they interact with one another. By gaining an introduction to specific areas such as batteries, wheels, tyres, brakes and exhaust systems, you will be prepared for the more specialised practical repair, installation and diagnostic elements of further qualifications.

GCSEs in English and maths at grade 4 or above, plus a relevant Level 1 qualification such as Transport Maintenance Diploma.

As part of your course you will be required to carry out Work Experience and/or an Industry Placement.

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 2 Maintenance & Repair Diploma. 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 2 Maintenance & Repair 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.

Read more on the exciting developments at St Austell & Camborne


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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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