This course is suitable for individuals with a keen interest in learning the basics of many aspects of Engineering and Automotive.
You’ll learn the theory behind vehicle maintenance, the essential knowledge and skills needed to become a motor vehicle technician, and how to deal with car maintenance. You will be using welding equipment to enhance the skills and knowledge to do repair and fabrication work need for the Automotive or Engineering trades.
Mandatory units studied are:
- Automotive/engineering health and safety
- Automotive/engineering tools, equipment and materials
- Engine systems, components and operation
- Engine cooling and lubrication systems
- Steering and suspension systems
- Vehicle braking systems
- Routine vehicle maintenance
- Wheels and tyres
- Exhaust systems
- Basic electrical systems
- MIG welding
- TIG welding
- Sheet metal and fabrication
Jesse Boot Avenue
Start: 9th September 2019
Course code: C026917 / Q026918
Automotive Engineer Level 1
You’ll need 4 GCSEs at grade 3–1 (D–G), including English Language and Maths at grade 3–1 (D–G) or a relevant Entry 3 vocational qualification. You will also be asked to sit an initial assessment. The initial assessment must show that you are ready to study English and Maths at Level 1.
Each unit will be assessed on a Pass/Merit/Distinction basis.
If you achieve an overall Merit or higher in this course, you can progress onto full-time Level 2 Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations or IMI Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles
You will be required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at all times when working on vehicles or machinery.
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