Level 1 Light Vehicle Technician
Type: Certificate
Venue: Accrington and Rossendale College
Awarding Body: IMI
Level: Level 1
Entry Requirements: 2 GCSEs at grade 2 or above in Mathematics or English
Start Date: September 2021
Length: 1 year
Course Overview

The course will give students the opportunity to engage in learning and develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life. It will also develop your knowledge and awareness of Motor Vehicle hands-on practical experience. The course will also ensure you have a basic understanding of electric and hybrid vehicle awareness. As part of the course you will be required to complete work experience in a motor vehicle environment.

This course covers all elements of Motor Vehicle studies.

What will I learn?

Units include:
• Health, Safety and Welfare in the Motor Vehicle Industry
• Knowledge of Technical Information
• Chassis Components
• Braking Systems
• Tyre Fitting
• Engine Construction Basics
• Suspension Systems

How will the course be assessed?

You will be assessed through coursework and practical projects.

Progression and Careers

Successful completion of all aspects of this course can lead to the Level 2 study programme in Light Vehicle Technician, or onto an Apprenticeship

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