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Full Time BTEC First Diploma in Vehicle Services and Technology (Course Code: 2132)

Croydon College

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MODE OF STUDY FT FE LEVEL 2 DURATION 1 year START DATE(S) September 2009 DAY(S)/TIME(S) OFFERED Students can expect to be involved in learning activities across most days of the week between 9.00am and 5.00pm. NUMBER OF TEACHING HOURS 17.5 hours per week TOTAL FEE TOTAL OVERSEAS FEE ADDITIONAL COSTS There will be some additional expenses for materials and essential protective equipment for workshop activities and educational/industrial visits. AWARDING/VALIDATION BODY Edexcel/London Qualifications ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Applicants will be invited to attend an interview where they will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their potential to achieve the requirements of the course and provide information regarding their study skills. School leavers will be required to provide a recent school report. Mature students will require a reference. All prospective applicants will be required to undertake an aptitude test before any final offer is made. Applicants will also have met one of the following entry requirements: 3 GCSEs at grades D (Maths, English and a Science related subject); or GNVQ Foundation in Engineering; or Other recognised UK/Overseas related FE Level 1 awards. PROGRAMME CONTENT/STRUCTURE This course has been designed to provide opportunities for students to develop the skills and knowledge required in the automotive sector and with a breadth of engineering opportunities to enable them to progress onto any number of engineering specialisms or occupational areas. The qualification consists of 9 units, 3 core and 6 specialist. The core units are designed to introduce students to the chosen qualification area and provide the formative knowledge and understanding needed to underpin the content of the specialist units. The specialist units provide the skills, knowledge and understanding within specific aspects of the motor vehicle industry. In addition to studying Key Skills the subjects covered will include: Essential Working Practices Vehicle electrical and electronic principles Engineering skills for vehicle repair Vehicle layout and operation of systems Vehicle and Engine Systems Vehicle Science and Applied Mathematics Three Additional Specialist units which may be subject to change . This one-year course will run subject to demand. PROGRESSION/CAREERS OPPORTUNITIES On successful completion studens can progress onto the BTEC National Certificate/Diploma in Vehicle Services and Technology. ASSESSMENT STRUCTURE Assignments including integrated vocational. Projects and reports based on practical activities. EXCURSIONS / WORK EXPERIENCE Integral part of course where available READING LISTS List available in student handbook (constantly updated)

MODE OF STUDY FT FE LEVEL 2 DURATION 1 year START DATE(S) September 2009 DAY(S)/TIME(S) OFFERED Students can expect to be involved in learning activities across most days of the week between 9.00am and 5.00pm. NUMBER OF TEACHING HOURS 17.5 hours per week TOTAL FEE TOTAL OVERSEAS FEE ADDITIONAL COSTS There will be some additional expenses for materials and essential protective equipment for...

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