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Motor Vehicle Skills Certificate Is this the right course for me? This course is designed to provide opportunities for students not yet in employment to develop their knowledge and understanding, and gain skills in motor vehicle maintenance and repair. It includes some study of vehicle technology and is largely practical in nature, the elements of the course being designed to provide the knowledge and experience required by trainees in the motor vehicle industry. What will I need to join the course? This is an introductory course and although there are no formal entry requirements, you will be required to take an assessment test to demonstrate that you have the interest and ability to cope with the demands of the course. You will need to have your own protective clothing for workshop activities. What will I be doing? You will follow a broad based work related programme which will give you an understanding of the principles and practice of motor vehicle maintenance and repair. You will have some classroom study and you will carry out workshop activities using basic engineering equipment as well as working on engines, complete vehicles and test equipment. The course is made up of modules covering vehicle systems and basic engineering skills. In addition you will develop planning skills and manual skills and there are modules covering personal safety, road vehicle science and maths. How long will the course last and what patterns of attendance are available? The course lasts for one year, full time. You will be expected to attend college for 16 hours per week. There will be formal scheduled teaching, tutorials and motor vehicle workshop sessions within these times and you have access to college facilities outside formal classes. Students will be encouraged to attend one day a week in work placement. How will my progress on the course be assessed? Your motor vehicle knowledge will be assessed by practical assignments, multiple choice tests and computer based exams. Your ability to perform the practical tasks will be assessed through your performance in the workshops. What will I achieve? If you complete the programme successfully you will be awarded the City and Guilds 4101 Progression Award - Motor Vehicle Service and Repair Level 1. You will also have shown your ability to work at this level and made valuable additions to your National Record of Achievement. Sucsessful students could be invited to continue for a further year to obtain a full level 2 progression award. Key Skills Through your studies you will be given the opportunity to improve and receive certification of your Key Skills in Communication and Application of Number. All key skills are nationally recognised qualifications to improve not only your employability skills but also assist your university application by attracting additional UCAS points. What will it cost? Tuition fees to be confirmed. And the future? You will be well placed to begin a career in the motor vehicle industry or continue your further education. If you gain appropriate employment you may progress to further studies and NVQ, or if you wish to develop your understanding of engineering then you could join the Advanced GNVQ in Engineering.

Motor Vehicle Skills Certificate Is this the right course for me? This course is designed to provide opportunities for students not yet in employment to develop their knowledge and understanding, and gain skills in motor vehicle maintenance and repair. It includes some study of vehicle technology and is largely practical in nature, the elements of the course being designed to provide the...

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