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 short evening course will cover basic motorcycle maintenance to include:
You are encouraged to bring in your own bike to carry out tasks of your choice, under the supervision and guidance of our staff. If you do not have your own bike, we do have college vehicles that you can use to learn new skills. To take part in this course you will need to provide suitable personal protective equipment (PPE) for use in the college workshops. The course runs at our Ardleigh Green campus.
During the course, students will be encouraged to repeat the exercises on their own bike under supervision, which means that students could save the cost of the course by servicing their own bike!
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.
This qualification is delivered at our Quarles Campus in Harold Hill. It is fully expected that all learners that begin their learning at this campus will complete their learning at this campus, regardless of the duration of the programme.
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: