This level 3 qualification covers the diagnosis of complex system faults and advanced systems operation.
You will study both the theory and practical aspects of diagnosis and rectification of engine and component faults, chassis system faults and auxiliary equipment electrical faults. You will gain a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace and other skills associated with working in a garage.
This course will provide you with the essential knowledge needed to go and work in a garage, dealership or maintenance depot. Theory lessons covering the required technology are classroom based, giving you the opportunity for taking notes to aid your studies. Practical lessons take place in the motor vehicle workshops and give you the opportunity to develop the skills needed to pass the assessments.
Practical Assessment and Coursework.
Career opportunities include working in motor vehicle repair establishments or fast fit outlets as a repair technician or parts specialist.
You will need to bring your own overalls and safety boots for workshop sessions; all other safety equipment will be provided. You need to attend regularly and be on time for every lesson. Functional Skills lessons also form an important part of your course. They include maths, English and ICT to help you improve your skills in these areas.
Personal Study Time:
You are expected to study independently in your own time, building up your knowledge of motor vehicle technology.