Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 1

Key Details

  • Available at
    Llangefni
  • Level
    1
  • Study Mode
    Full-time
  • Programme Area
    Motor Vehicle Technology
  • Course Length

    1 year

  • Course Type
    Full-Time (FE)
  • Bilingual
    n/a

Please note: We recommend that you have access to a laptop/chromebook to enable coursework to be completed digitally at home. There is a dedicated IT Digital Inclusion fund to support those learners who do not have a digital device and are unable to purchase one.

Course Description

Are you looking for a career in the motor vehicle and transport industries?

This course provides you with a technical and academic background in vehicle technology. It gives the skills you need to work in the industry and progress onto further study.

The course is suitable for anyone who wants to enter the vehicle industry. It focuses on practical, hands-on learning, delivered in realistic workshops and with an industry work placement.

The course is approved by the Sector Skills Council (SSC), ensuring that it meets the quality requirements of the industry.

Entry Criteria

In order to qualify for this course, you will need at least one of the following:

  • You will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to study by achieving your GCSE target grades and completing year 11 with good attendance.
  • Successful completion of a Traineeship, Pre-vocational, Pathways or School Link Programme
  • Relevant industry experience

As part of the application process, you will be asked to attend an interview to give you the opportunity to discuss the course.

Delivery

The programme will be delivered through a blend of the following:

  • Practical demonstrations
  • Realistic working tasks
  • Lectures to develop underpinning knowledge
  • Assignment work
  • Online learning
  • Visits to Industry and Trade Shows

Assessment

The programme will be assessed through a blend of the following:

  • Internal practical assessment
  • Online assessment
  • Oral questioning
  • Written questions
  • Short learner task sheets for you to complete independently

Progression

Completion of this course will give you the fundamental skills and knowledge to work in the vehicle industry.

Due to technological advancements, companies in manufacture, retail, distribution, servicing and accident repair are constantly seeking to bring young people into this fast changing industry. You will have skills in a number of areas, which will suit any role where an eye to detail is essential.

The course will also prepare you for studying at a more advanced level.

You could also apply for a Modern Apprenticeship.

Would you like to apply for this course?

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