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Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles Diploma Level 1

Practical Vs Theory

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Course overview

This course is designed to devel­op your expe­ri­ence and skills for work­ing in a vari­ety of motor indus­try sec­tors. You will gain a good work­ing knowl­edge of tools and equi­ment, vehi­cles engines and engine sys­tems, chas­sis sys­tems, trans­mis­sion and dri­ve-line com­po­nents, in our ful­ly-equipped workshops.

 

What Does The Pro­gramme Include

You will learn both in the class­room, with the­o­ry based dis­cus­sion’s, mul­ti­me­dia pre­sen­ta­tions and work­sheets and hands on prac­ti­cal learn­ing with guid­ed car chas­sis com­po­nent and engine dis­man­tling and rebuilds in our brand new Auto­mo­tive Skills Cen­tre. All mate­ri­als used to sup­port you in your stud­ies are also made avail­able via the internet.

Entry Require­ments

3 GCSEs at grades 3/D or above includ­ing Eng­lish, maths and sci­ence or the Vehi­cle Tech­nol­o­gy Entry Lev­el Diploma.

Wor­ried about your grades?

What­ev­er your results, we want to assure you that exten­u­at­ing cir­cum­stances will be con­sid­ered should you not have the grades indi­cat­ed above. 

We will review each appli­ca­tion on a case-by-case basis to ensure you get a place on the course most suit­able for you.

One of the ways we do this is through a very effec­tive 6 weeks to suc­cess pro­gramme’ that oper­ates from the first day you start your course. This includes sup­port such as (but not lim­it­ed to):

  • Allow­ing you to change cours­es if you change your mind in the first 6 weeks
  • Mov­ing you between course lev­els if you are find­ing your cur­rent lev­el too easy / too hard
  • Incor­po­rat­ing Eng­lish and maths GCSE resits in to your timetable if you don’t meet the grades you need
  • One-to-one reviews with your aca­d­e­m­ic tutor to ensure you are pro­gress­ing and achiev­ing well

Our course enquiries and admis­sions team are avail­able remote­ly through­out this unprece­dent­ed peri­od. They can be con­tact­ed at enquiries@​stamford.​ac.​uk should you have any fur­ther questions.

How The Course Will Be Assessed

You will receive reg­u­lar feed­back in order to help you fur­ther devel­op your skills and pre­pare you for the assess­ments which con­sist of a series of prac­ti­cal assess­ments, writ­ten assess­ments and online tests.

Addi­tion­al Information

You will require a uni­form con­sist­ing of steel toe capped boots and over­alls which can be pur­chased direct­ly from our web­site. Dur­ing your inter­view you will also sit an online suit­abil­i­ty assess­ment. The result of this, plus your pre­vi­ous aca­d­e­m­ic achieve­ments and matu­ri­ty will deter­mine the lev­el of course you are offered.

Poten­tial Future Career

On suc­cess­ful com­ple­tion of this course, you can progress to the Lev­el 2 Diplo­ma in Light Vehi­cle Main­te­nance and Repair, or the Lev­el 2 Diplo­ma in Motor Sport Vehi­cle Main­te­nance and Repair. You may also progress to a Motor Vehi­cle Main­ten­tence and Repair Apprenticeship.

Course Con­tent

You will study the fol­low­ing units:

  • Health and Safe­ty Prac­tices in Vehi­cle Main­te­nance Tools
  • Equip­ment and Mate­ri­als for Vehi­cle Main­te­nance Industry
  • Intro­duc­tion to the retail auto­mo­tive main­te­nance and repair indus­try Spark igni­tion engine systems
  • Com­po­nents and oper­a­tions com­pres­sion igni­tion engine systems
  • Com­po­nents and operation
  • Steer­ing and sus­pen­sion sys­tems com­po­nents and main­te­nance (4 wheels or more)
  • Vehi­cle brak­ing sys­tems com­po­nents and maintenance
  • Vehi­cle wheels and tyres con­struc­tion and maintenance
  • Vehi­cle exhaust sys­tems com­po­nents and maintenance
  • Intro­duc­tion to low car­bon tech­nolo­gies in the auto­mo­tive industry
  • Vehi­cle elec­tri­cal foun­da­tion skills
  • Basic vehi­cle valeting
  • Light vehi­cle constuction
  • Remov­ing and replac­ing light vehi­cle elec­tri­cal units and components
  • Remov­ing and replac­ing light vehi­cle chas­sis units and components
  • Inspec­tion, repair and replace­ment of high per­for­mance light vehi­cle tyres

 

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