What does this programme involve?
The course covers the general requirements to safely carry out routine maintenance and repair of motor vehicles and builds on the knowledge and topics covered in the Car Maintenance for Beginners course. A more detailed demonstration of the MOT Testing process and further explanations on the checks required to ensure a vehicle is safe for the road will be included.
There are no examinations or course work, however, some written work to be completed at student's own pace.
A College Certificate is awarded on request.
How is the programme taught and assessed?
You will learn through practical work. Some written work to be completed at student's own pace.
What else do I need to know?
With tough economic times and escalating garage labour rate charges, DIY car maintenance has become very popular for owners of vehicles wishing to carry our routine maintenance and repair of vehicles. This course is designed to service the needs of regular DIY enthusiasts and provide the necessary and essential skills to safely carry out routine maintenance and repairs to vehicles.
Our workshop facilities boast outstanding levels of equipment and are fully equipped with the necessary tools and vehicles for you to complete this course. We do, however, recognise that candidates may wish to use their own vehicles and can accommodate this with prior arrangement.
Students are responsible for the purchase of materials relevant to the course.
What career opportunities can this lead to?
Student can progress onto NVQ courses in Automotive Studies or enroll on other DIY leisure courses.
Suitability - Who should attend?
This is a popular course, designed to follow on from the Car Maintenance for Beginners course and accommodate the varying needs of those who wish to gain a better understanding of vehicle technology. Students will need to have completed the Car Maintenance for Beginners course or have previous relevant experience.
Outcome / Qualification etc.
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