There are more than 32 million vehicles on the UK's roads, and we need plenty of technicians to keep them running. Motor vehicle technicians service, repair and replace parts of all types of vehicles, from mopeds to lorries. With the IMI Apprenticeship Level 2 in Motor Vehicle Service & Repair, you could work for a dealership and focus on a particular manufacturer, or work for an independent garage that deals with all different makes. In both, you'll choose your area of specialisation, whether that is motorcycles or vehicle electrical systems. You will be carrying out routine maintenance and basic repairs, as well as identifying and reporting faults.
Course ContentThe framework consists of:
- IMI NVQ Level 2 in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair
- Level 2 Certificate in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair
- Employment Rights and Responsibilities
Key Skills Level 1:
- Application of Number
- Practical Competencies
- Written Assessment
- Oral Assessment
- Observations in the workplace
- On-line computer examinations
SuitabilityAnyone working a minimum of 16 hours per week in paid employment in the motor trade.
Entry RequirementsAn average of Grade D/3 in English and Maths GCSEs or you will have successfully completed a Level 1 programme. You may also be asked to demonstrate your commitment and skills in an interview. If you don't have the required entry qualifications there will be an opportunity to demonstrate your abilities to undertake the course.
Duration2 years, one day a week - Mondays.
ProgressionNVQ Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
Additional InformationThis course currently incurs no fees for 16-18 year old student. An Employer fee will be charged for 19+ and Adult Apprentices.
Start date - September
For information about course costs, please see the Carshalton College fees policy
Carshalton College is located in the town of Carshalton, Surrey and is ideally suited to students based in Sutton, Croydon and London.
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