This Entry Level 3 qualification is based on the new Qualification & Credit Framework (QCF) which is suitable as the vocational subject-based learning component of Foundation Learning.
Without formal entry requirements, these qualifications are open to anyone aged 14 and over, who is interested in gaining a nationally-recognised qualification.
The qualifications are primarily designed to engage and motivate 14-19 year olds who are interested in learning about the maintenance of motor vehicles and the various roles that are available in the retail motor industry. The qualifications' combination of mandatory and optional units provides learners with the flexibility of achieving and progressing in small manageable steps.
The qualifications have a practical approach to assessment and include many visual questioning techniques, which will stimulate and interest the learner.
You will work in a practical environment with workshop tools and equipment, building skills and techniques in the following areas of the industry:
You will also study to develop an understanding of motor vehicle workshop safety and the retail automotive maintenance and repair industry.
This Vocationally Related Qualification is designed to engage and motivate 16-19 year olds who are interested in learning about the automotive retail industry especially in relation to motorcycles.
The Diploma is ideally suited to 16-19 year old learners who enjoy, and wish to develop experience in, the Motorcycle sector, at a level suiting their ability. The inclusion of Level 1 optional units also allows learners the opportunity to progress to a higher level, if they are able.
This qualification involves a practical approach to assessment and includes many visual questioning techniques which stimulates and draws interest to learners.
The qualification’s combination of units provides learners with the flexibility in the choice of the areas they wish to develop their knowledge and skills in. All learners will cover mandatory introductory units in Health and Safety, Communication, Career Pathways and Hand Tools all relevant within the automotive industry.
You will work in both a practical environment and the classroom as you develop techniques and a broader understanding of motorcycle repair.
Throughout the course you can expect to cover the following topics:
You will also attend sessions on health and safety and you will explore the various materials and tools used within the industry.
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:
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: