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Auto Electro Technology

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If you love cars and are considering working in the Motor Vehicle Accident Repair Industry, this course will give you those specialist skills required to either progress to the Level 2 Diploma or on to employment.

The course includes:

  • Spray painting techniques,
  • Minor damage repair,
  • M.E.T. stripping and refitting,
  • Panel preparation,
  • Welding and
  • Panel fabrication.

You will work in both a practical environment and the classroom as you develop techinques and a broader understanding of motorcycle repair.

Throughout the course you can expect to cover the following topics:

  • Motorcycle Chassis Systems
  • Motorcycle Engines
  • Motorcycle Transmission Systems
  • Motorcycle Electrical And Electronic Systems
  • Motorcycle Assembly
  • Motorcycle Construction And Routine Maintenance
  • Introduction to Low Carbon Technologies in the Automotive Industry
  • Automotive Foundation Skills

You will also attend sessions on health and safety and you will explore the various materials and tools used within the industry.

This qualification is specifically designed to engage and motivate you if you are interested in learning about the maintenance and repair of motorcycles and the various jobs that are available within the motorcycle retail industry.

A minimum of 49 credits must be achieved of which 41 credits must be achieved at Level 1 or above for this qualification.

The mix of units studied includes:

  • Health and safety practices in vehicle maintenance;
  • Tools, equipment and materials for vehicle maintenance;
  • Automotive foundation skills;
  • Spark ignition engine systems, components and operation;
  • Compression ignition engine systems, components and operation;
  • Engine liquid cooling and lubrication systems components and operation;
  • Steering and suspension systems components and maintenance;
  • Vehicle braking systems components and maintenance;
  • Vehicle wheels and tyres construction and maintenance;
  • Vehicle exhaust systems components and maintenance;
  • Vehicle driveline maintenance;
  • Spark ignition system maintenance;
  • Introduction to spark ignition fuel systems.

The objectives of this framework are to:

  1. contribute to increasing the number of existing staff qualified to Technician and Senior Technician Level;
  2. attract more applicants from women and other under-represented groups into Vehicle Body and Paint posts at Levels 2 and 3;
  3. develop problem solving, communication, team working, literacy, numeracy and ICT skills which are a priority for the Automotive Retail Industry;
  4. provide micro businesses, which account for around 85% of businesses in the Automotive Retail Industry, with access to a quality training programme to help their businesses grow;
  5. provide opportunities for career progression within Vehicle Body and Paint and into management in the wider Automotive Retail Industry;
  6. after further development and training, provide further and higher education for those who choose to do so.

The duration of this apprenticeship is generally 24 months.

The aim of this programme is to attract new people into Vehicle Maintenance and Repair from a wide range of backgrounds to replace those who leave or retire and to upskill the existing workforce in England. Objectives of this programme are to:

  1. Contribute to increasing the number of existing staff qualified at Level 2 and Level 3;
  2. Attract more applicants from women and other under-represented groups into Vehicle Maintenance and Repair jobs at Level 2 and Level 3;
  3. Develop problem solving, communication, team working, literacy, numeracy and ICT skills which are a priority for the Automotive Retail Industry;
  4. Provide micro businesses, which account for around 85% of businesses in the Automotive Retail Industry, with access to a quality training programme to help their businesses grow;
  5. Provide opportunities for career progression within Vehicle Maintenance and Repair and into the wider Automotive Retail Industry;
  6. Provide a pathway to further and higher education for those who choose to do so.

The duration of this apprenticeship is generally 24 months.

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