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The motor vehicle industry keeps everybody moving. Specialist skills are needed by private individuals and industries such as public transport, HGV, retail delivery, breakdown recovery, emergency services and motorsports. If you have recently completed your Level 1 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance, or you have prior experience in the industry, this is the next step in your training. The programme develops the essential skills you will need to begin working in the motor vehicle industry.
Study with us and you’ll train in a real garage workshop, working on real cars. Whether you do an apprenticeship or a full-time programme, you’ll face new challenges and stretch your abilities in a realistic working environment. On this programme you will learn the attributes, values, skills and attitudes for working in the motor vehicle industry. The programme is designed to increase your employability and prepare you for progression into a motor vehicle apprenticeship or onto a full time Level 3 programme.
Our state-of-the-art facilities include hybrid vehicle diagnostic equipment and the latest vehicle lifts. We have also been fortunate to receive donations of new vehicles from manufacturers including Hyundai, to offer students the chance to train on a range of engines. Our teachers create an exciting and supportive environment for students - offering insights and tips from their careers in the motor vehicle industry.
Successful students can progress to an apprenticeship in motor vehicle or on to the Level 3 programme at Reading College.
Mon 07 Sep 2020 09:00-17:00
You will extend your knowledge to progress towards the minimum qualifications or skill levels required for entry into industry.
Topics covered are:
This Level 2 award builds on the entry level units and allows you to broaden your practical skills. The breakdown for the course is: 60% practical, 35% theory and portfolio building, 5% functional skills and tutorials.
The programme emphasises learning by doing. It offers a good blend of practical workshop skills and activities linked to underpinning knowledge which is delivered in the classroom. The moodle (virtual learning) site allows you to view further information on the units and link to interactive activities.
The assessment of this qualification is made up of 2 components:
This programme is very specialised, so it attracts all the right people and we learn from each other. The course is not too long so it gives me time for independent learning and to learn from my own classic car."
Applicants for this Level 2 programme will normally have:
Applicants will be invited to attend an interview and complete an initial assessment. All students will have their literacy and numeracy needs supported within the programme.
You can apply for this programme online. Click on APPLY NOW and follow the steps below:
As part of your application, you will be asked to provide us with your contact details, how your chosen programme fits with your future plans and if you require any extra support (for example, because of a disability, medical condition, learning or language support needs).
Please include full details of your qualifications from your own country, as well as details of any English Language tests you have taken.
Printed application forms are also available.
Please contact our Careers team if you need advice and guidance to help you choose the right programme for you.
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