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Full Time Motor Vehicle (Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair) VRQ Level1

City College Brighton and Hove

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Motor Vehicle (Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair) VRQ Level1 (Sept '10) This course information relates to courses starting in September 2010. Course code: B1036 Course category: Full-time End Qualification: VRQ Diploma Level 1, Key Skills Starting and ending month: September to June Starting year: 2010 Course duration: 36 weeks Formal assessment: Formal assessment required Course location: Pelham Campus Course aims: Have you always wanted to work in the motor vehicle industry? Would you like to learn invaluable skills that you can carry through life no matter what career you have? City College is the leading provider of Motor Vehicle Studies and has been training young men and women since 1946, supporting students to achieve in their studies which are all industry led. The Motor Vehicle department is one of the most successful in the College. Our Full-time courses are all Vocational VRQ courses and are certified and recognised by the Institute of the Motor Vehicle This qualification is ideal for anyone who wishes to pursue a career as a service technician and anyone keen to develop knowledge of the Motor Industry from a repair and refit perspective. Level 1 is the first step on the progression route from novice to qualified mechanic, a journey which will present a host of employment opportunities from fast fit to Formula One. All our courses involve students studying both the theory and practical aspects of light vehicle maintenance including health and safety and other skills associated with working in a garage and this blend ensures a diverse range of learning opportunities for our students. No two days are the same! Students will learn key skills and gain an in insight into light vehicle technology. Through our enrichment opportunities and tutorial program students will see a growth in their personal and social development. Course content: On this course you will study: Light Vehicle Construction and Routine Maintenance Operating Principles of Light Vehicle Engines, Tyres, Brakes, Steering and Suspension Systems Operating Principles and Maintenance of Light Vehicle Transmission Systems Electrical and Electronic Systems. Students also gain a broad knowledge Understanding of health and safety in the workplace and other skills associated with working in a garage. Tutors: Steve Philliben, Personal Tutor for all groups and Team leader For Motor Vehicle Department. Successfully managing medium to large organisation since 1996. Frank Tomline, Motor Vehicle Lecturer for all Levels. A qualified engineer Frank has been teaching 1991. Phil Hill, Motor Vehicle Lecturer for all Levels. Phil recently joined the department and was previously running a very successful repair garage in Brighton. Greg Moss, Motor Vehicle Lecturer for all Levels. Greg recently made the leap from Workshop Technician to Motor Vehicle Lecturer Brian Lawrence, an old hand Brian has been with us since 1974! Brian is both a Motor Vehicle Lecturer and workshop technician. Brian can fix anything! Ronnie Dawson, a qualified Aircraft Engineer who ran a successful garage specialising in the repair and sale of Japanese cars, Motor Vehicle Lecturer for all Levels. Assessment: Practical Assessments Portfolio On Line Assessment Written Assessments Awarding Body: VRQ Entry Requirements: You will require a minimum of 2 Es at GSCE, you will need literacy and numeracy skills also. Interview for entry: Interview required Pre-entry preparation: Hilliers Fundamentals Of Motor Vehicle Technology 5th Edition Progression and links: After successfully completing this course you may wish to progress onto the VRQ Award in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 2. This award is the first step onto being a fully qualified mechanic. Work experience opportunities: Motor Vehicle is well known to the Motor Trade business community in the city. The college has been the cities biggest provider of trained mechanics since 1946. Academic Centre: CMTV - Motor Vehicle Costs of your Course: T

Motor Vehicle (Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair) VRQ Level1 (Sept '10) This course information relates to courses starting in September 2010. Course code: B1036 Course category: Full-time End Qualification: VRQ Diploma Level 1, Key Skills Starting and ending month: September to June Starting year: 2010 Course duration: 36 weeks Formal assessment: Formal assessment required Course location:...

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