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Motor Vehicle Maintenance Intermediate (Level 2)

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Overview

Motor Vehicle Maintenance Intermediate (Level 2)

This study programme which combines classroom based knowledge with practical tasks and modules suited to the needs of the motor industry thus allowing the student to comprehend vital elements of motor vehicle technology.

Course information

Entry requirements

To begin this study programme you will need… 

Duration: 1 year 

  • Body Repair & Paint or Maintenance at Level 1

Duration: 2 years 

  • 3 GCSEs grades 9–1 ideally including English & maths  and a keen interest in motor vehicle technologies
  • Other relevant levels of qualification or experience  will be considered
Course content

During the study programme you will study a range of topics, including:

  • Carrying out routine vehicle maintenance with inclusion of MOT specifications
  • Engines, including lubrication systems, cooling systems and engine management systems
  • Electrics, including charging, starting and regulatory systems
  • Chassis units including ABS, ESP, advanced suspension and steering systems
  • Transmission including clutches, manual and automatic gearboxes, final drive units and differentials
  • Basic Engineering which complies with industry needs and standards
  • Subject units:
    • Contributing to workplace good housekeeping
    • Health and safety
    • Positive working relationships
    • Removing and replacing light vehicle engine units and components
    • Removing and replacing light vehicle electrical units and components
    • Removing and replacing light vehicle chassis units and components
    • Removing and replacing light vehicle transmission units and components
    • Conducting pre and post-work vehicle inspections
  • English and maths:
    If you don’t already have GCSE English and maths grade A*-C, we will work with you to help you develop your maths and English skills.
  • Work experience
  • Personal development skills, study skills and employability skills 
  • Additional vocational learning and qualifications: 
    • You will also be given the opportunity to go on industry related trips
Assessment methods

Theory: Every unit is assessed via a coursework based phase test and an online multiple choice assessment.

Practical: Every unit is assessed by observations combined with questions and task sheets.

Further study and career options

Students can progress on to a Level 3 study programme. This Level 2 qualification also prepares technicians for ATA Assessment at Service Maintenance Technician level.

Additional information

To take part in this study programme there will be an additional fee of approximately £24 for required clothing and £10 for any trips and visits.

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Course Duration

This course can be completed in one year or two years dependent on your grades. Please apply for the course as normal and you will be placed on the appropriate course during the application/ enrolment process. For any questions, please contact info@bedfordcollegegroup.ac.uk

Available Courses
Tresham College Corby campus
Starts: 05/09/2022
Type: Full Time
Length: 2 years
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
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Fees: 16-18 Yrs: Fully Funded 19+ Yrs: Fully Funded*
Brunel Road centre
Starts: 05/09/2022
Type: Full Time
Length: 2 years
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
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Fees: 16-18 Yrs: Fully Funded 19+ Yrs: Fully Funded*
Tresham College Wellingborough campus
Starts: 05/09/2022
Type: Full Time
Length: 2 years
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
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Fees: 16-18 Yrs: Fully Funded 19+ Yrs: Fully Funded*
Disclaimer

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information on the Website is correct, some details may be subject to change. The Bedford College Group reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient. In the unfortunate situation that we have to cancel a course we will refund your fees in full, but we regret we are not able to offer any refund if you withdraw from your course or fail to start, and you will be liable to pay any outstanding fees that may be due.

Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.

 

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support

We are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.

 

Accessibility

We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.

 

Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 to order your copy.