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

What is special about this course?

This is the ideal course if you are 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 you with understanding and underpinning knowledge required for a Modern Apprenticeship, employment or further study.

This course has been designed to cover component removal, refitting, servicing techniques and fault diagnosis. You will be assessed through observation and written job cards.

Special features:

  • Gain key skills that local employers are looking for
  • Study in a modern motor vehicle workshop

Entry requirements

Successful completion of the City & Guilds Diploma Level 2 in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles.

You must be a minimum of 16 years of age at the start of the course.

Course content includes:

  • 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

Equipment

The following items are essential equipment for completion of the course:

  • Overalls and steel toe cap boots conforming to EN345-1 safety standards (£40)
  • Memory stick (£10)
  • Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair workbook Level 3 (£26)

Prices correct at time of publication.

How will I study my course?

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Our priority is to provide a safe learning environment for all students and staff. We will continue to review government guidance as lockdown measures shift over the next few months and will inform you of any further changes to the information provided below about your course. You will study the course through our blended learning approach. In semester one, September 2020, the theory elements will be delivered mainly online through a combination of video conference seminars, tutor-supported study and self-directed study using the university's virtual learning environment. You will also have the opportunity to do an online induction at the start of the course. On-campus activities, practical sessions and placements will be introduced in line with the developing Scottish Government public health measures and guidance, including social distancing.
  • Full Time

Face-to-face teaching.

The practical element of this course is delivered in a modern motor vehicle workshop. 

Underpinning knowledge is delivered in a classroom.


How long will my course last?


1 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?

Successful completion of this course will allow you to progress into employment or onto the following City & Guilds qualifications:

  • City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Competence
  • ILM management and leadership qualifications
  • NVQ Level 3/4, HNC/HND programmes and degree courses

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