Level 2 Vehicle Fitting Principle


Entry Requirements

5x GCSE Grade 2+ (Inc Eng & Maths)

It is essential a learner has both English and Maths grade 2+

We request a school or college report.

This course is designed as a full time study programme route for 16-18 year olds only, or those who hold an EHC plan. This course is not suitable for adults and additional charges will apply to those adults who wish to pursue this route of study.

What's Involved

If you are interested in working with cars and vehicles, then this is the ideal course for you. The focus of this programme is to become familiar with Vehicle Fitting Principles as standard in car garages across the world.

This is a fast moving, dynamic and exciting, often challenging sector to work in. It can be very rewarding. The motor trade employs more than half a million people in the UK alone. More than 40 companies manufacture vehicles in the UK, and motor sport is a huge area. Eight Formula One teams are UK based.

It is expected that Vehicle technicians, mechanics & Electricians demand will grow by +6.35% in our catchment area by 2025. Vehicle body builders and repairers are expected to grow in demand by a staggering +36.74%. There are excellent prospects in this trade in the long term future.

You will focus on your vocational qualification in Vehicle principles and also you will develop key skills as required by employers. These skills are as follows;

Top Hard Skills;

* Mechanic

* Vehicle Maintenance

* Electrical systems

*Suspensions

* Customer service

* Hydraulics

* Chassis

* Diesel Engines

* Breaks

* Electrical diagnostics

* HVAC

Top Common Skills:

* Customer service

* Communications

* Enthusiasm

* Basic maths

* Self motivation

* Problem solving

* Sales

* Professionalism

* English language

* Innovation

* Verbal communication skills

* Punctuality

* Team work

* Diagnostic skills

If you have completed previous motor vehicle studies at level 1 then this is a perfect qualification to move onto. The course requires you to complete practical tasks relating to brakes, tyres, exhausts and routine vehicle maintenance, exams for each topic will test your knowledge too. There are many opportunities in the motor vehicle industry, having motor vehicle qualifications can open many doors in the world of employment.

Course Assessment Method

The course is assessed via a series of practical workshop and theory online exams.

What's Next

This is an ideal stepping stone to the full level 2 diploma or an apprenticeship.

What if I Need Support

Here at the college we have outstanding support. Our support staff are dedicated to providing you with all the help and guidance you may need throughout your college journey.

You might need help and advice on a wide range of issues such as childcare, counselling and additional learning support. For more information on any aspect of student support contact the Course and Information Team, who will direct your call to the appropriate member of the college support team, call: 01325 503030.

What does it Cost?

This course is designed as a full time study programme route for 16-18 year olds only, or those who hold an EHC plan. This course is not suitable for adults and additional charges will apply to those adults who wish to pursue this route of study.

Course Information
Qualification Type: Certificate in Vehicle Fitting Principles
Level: Level 2
Academic Year: 21/22
Start Date: September 2021

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