Light Vehicle Maintenance City and Guilds Diploma Level 1

If you want a career in the motor industry, then this course is for you.

Overview

If you want a career in the motor industry, this course is for you.

You will study the following 6 mandatory units:

  • Skills in Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive Environment
    • This unit is about the skills required to • carry out day to day work area cleaning, clearing away, dealing with spillages and disposal of waste, used materials and debris. • identify hazards and risks in the automotive workplace and complying with relevant legislation and good practice • work safely at all times within the automotive workplace, both as an individual and with others
  • Knowledge of Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive Environment
    • This unit enables you to develop an understanding of  routine maintenance and cleaning of the automotive environment and using resources economically. It will provide an appreciation of significant risks in the automotive environment and how to identify and deal with them. Once completed the learner will be able to identify hazards and evaluate and reduce risk.
  • Skills to Support Working Relationships in the Automotive Work Environment
    • This unit is about the skills needed to develop and keep good working relationships with all colleagues in the workplace by using effective communication and support skills
  • Knowledge to Support working relationships in the Automotive Work Environment
    • This unit enables you to develop an understanding of how to keep good working relationships with all colleagues in the automotive work environment by using effective communication and support skills.
  • Introduction to vehicle technology and workshop methods and processes
    • This unit is about carrying out basic routine maintenance and carrying out adjustment or replacement activities of components during the maintenance activity
  • Carry out basic routine vehicle maintenance
    • This unit allows you to develop the knowledge and skills to carry out basic vehicle routine maintenance, adjustments and replacement activities which are part of the periodic servicing of vehicles.

You will also study from a choice of optional units, including:

  • Skills in motorcycle internal engine systems
  • Vehicle Hand Skills and Manufacturing Techniques
  • Knowledge in Inspection, Repair and Replacement of Standard Light Vehicle Tyres
  • Vehicle Spark Ignition Systems

Entry Requirements

A minimum of 4 GCSEs with the following grades: English at 3 and maths at 2 or above, and 2 other GCSEs grade 2 or above including Science or a technology

Assessment Methods

You will be assessed with practical tasks and knowledge tests, assignments and produce a portfolio of evidence.

Progression

You could enter employment within the motor vehicle industry.

Fees & Funding

As a full time student, under the age of 19, you will not usually need to pay any course or examination fees.

You may need to pay some essential costs for this course, these include overalls and work boots. Help may be available for students in financial difficulties. For more information, contact student support services, tel: 0500 162100.

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