Farnborough College of Technology
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About this course

This course is ideal for School Leavers who have completed a Level 1 course, and want to pursue a career in vehicle maintenance.

The course provides a standardised approach to the delivery and assessment of the knowledge and skills requirements required to undertake the Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair. It develops an understanding of the routine maintenance tasks involved in the automotive environment and forms the knowledge component (Technical Certificate) for the Apprenticeship Framework.

It consists of mandatory and optional units which have a credit value. Learners must achieve an overall minimum of 78 credits in order to gain the IMI Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair.

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Studies include

What modules are covered?

Mandatory units:

  • Knowledge of Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive Environment
  • Skills in Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive Environment
  • Knowledge of Support for Job Roles in the Automotive Environment
  • Skills in Supporting Job Roles in the Automotive Environment
  • Knowledge of Materials, Fabrication, Tools and Measuring Devices used in the Automotive Environment
  • Skills in Materials, Fabrication, Tools and Measuring Devices used in the Automotive Environment
  • Routine Light Vehicle Maintenance
  • Light Vehicle Engine Mechanical, Lubrication and Cooling System Units and Components
  • Light Vehicle Fuel, Ignition, air and Exhaust System Units and Component
  • Removing and Replacing Light Vehicle Engine Units and Components
  • Removing and Replacing Light Vehicle Electrical Units and Components
  • Removing and Replacing Light Vehicle Chassis Units and Components
  • Removing and Replacing Light Vehicle Transmission and Driveline Units and Components

Typical optional units could be chosen from the list below which is not prescriptive:

  • How to Identify and Agree Motor Vehicle Customer Service Needs
  • Inspecting Light Vehicles Using Prescribed Methods
  • Overhauling Light Vehicle Engine Mechanical Units
  • Overhauling Light Vehicle Transmission Units
  • Overhauling Light Vehicle Steering and Suspension Units
  • Removing and Replacing Light Vehicle Driveline Units and Components
  • Removing and Fitting Components

How will I be assessed?

Students will build a portfolio of practical assessments and take on-line written assessments.

Functional Skills

Functional skills are practical skills in English, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Mathematics that allow individuals to work confidently, effectively and independently in life. The Programme Manager for each area will discuss the most appropriate Functional Skill for each student.

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Progression

What Next?

Successful students will possess the knowledge that will enable them to progress to an apprenticeship in the workplace and will have a firm foundation on which to broaden their education and training.

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Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

This course is for students progressing from the level 1 course. As well as a relevant level 1 qualification, you will need a level 1 qualification (or equivalent) in English Language and maths.

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