Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles (City and Guilds) SCQF Level 6/7

What is special about this course?

This course is for anyone interested in developing a career in the motor industry, whether you want to maintain and repair different types of vehicles (cars, vans, trucks, or even motorcycles), fit and replace parts and tyres, run your own motor vehicle business or work on hybrid vehicles safely.

This course will provide students with understanding and underpinning knowledge required for a Modern Apprenticeship, employment or further study.

The practical element of the course is delivered in a modern motor vehicle workshop. Assessments have been designed to cover component removal, refitting, servicing techniques and fault diagnosis. Assessment is through observation and written job cards.

Entry requirements

Students must be a minimum of 16 years of age at the start of the course.
Successful completion of the City & Guilds Diploma Level 2 in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles.

• Skills in Supporting Job Roles in the Automotive Work Environment
• Knowledge of Support for Job Roles in the Automotive Work Environment
• Skills in Diagnosing and Rectifying Light Vehicle Engine Faults
• Skills In Diagnosing and Rectifying Light Vehicle Chassis System Faults
• Knowledge of Diagnosis and Rectification of Light Vehicle Engine Faults
• Knowledge in Diagnosis and Rectification of Light Vehicle Chassis Faults
• Knowledge of Diagnosis and Rectification of Light Vehicle Transmission and Driveline Faults
• Skills in Diagnosing and Rectifying Vehicle Auxiliary Electrical Faults
• Knowledge of Diagnosis and Rectification of Vehicle Auxiliary Electrical Faults
• Skills to Identify and Agree Motor Vehicle Customer Service Needs
• Knowledge of How to Identify and Agree Motor Vehicle Customer Service Needs

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

The practical element of the course is delivered in a modern motor vehicle workshop. Assessments have been designed to cover component removal, refitting, servicing techniques and fault diagnosis. Assessment is through observation and written job cards.

Underpinning knowledge is delivered in a classroom and is assessed by assignments and externally set multi choice examinations which are graded pass, credit and distinction.


How long will my course last?


1 academic year


Where can I study my course?

    • Moray College UHI

Start date

August

Fees

The good news is that depending on your personal circumstances there are a wide range of bursaries, grants and allowances available to fund your college studies.

What can I do on completion of my course?

It allows candidates to progress into employment or to the following City & Guilds qualifications
• City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Competence
• ILM management and leadership qualifications
The course also provides a progression route onto NVQ Level 3/4, Higher Education HNC/HND programmes and degree courses.

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