Candidates will develop the skills and knowledge of vehicle systems needed to move or apply for an automotive apprenticeship or similar engineering pathway. The qualification covers a variety of automotive related areas. The course is split 50/50 over both classroom-based theory lessons and workshop based practical activities.
The Diploma is made up of 4 units which are: vehicle engine principles, vehicle electrical systems, transmission systems, chassis systems. And a minimum of 4 units of practical relating to the theory subjects.
Entry Requirements top
There is a minimum requirement of successful completion of level 2 at a good level of ability and attendance.
The course is Portfolio based and is assessed by observation of practical tasks carried to a satisfactory standard and by unit-based knowledge questions at the end of each unit.
Professional Opportunities top
Successful completion of the Level 3 Diploma can lead to a place on the Higher education foundation degree Level 4 course at University or if the candidate has a permanent work placement then possibly a full Level 3 Apprenticeship routes or full-time employment.
Further Information top
Length of the course:
1 Year, Full Time.
Campus: Westoe (Motor Vehicle)
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