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Entry Requirements

Working in a garage, Carrying out a range of vehicle repair and diagnostic activities.

A good level of English is required.

Who is the course for

The VCQs in Automotive Maintenance & Repair is a practical qualification that demonstrates your skills on the job, in your own workplace.

Course Content

- Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive Environment.

- Supporting Job Roles in the Automotive Work Environment.

- Skills in Materials, Fabrication, Tools and Measuring Devices in the

- Automotive Environment.

- Inspecting Light Vehicles using Prescribed Methods.

- Diagnosing and Rectifying Light Vehicle Engine Faults.

- Diagnosing and Rectifying Light Vehicle Chassis System Faults.

- Diagnosis and Rectification of Light Vehicle Transmission and Driveline Faults.

- Diagnosing and Rectifying of Automotive Vehicle Auxiliary Faults.

Study Methods

Course will be delivered as a combination of class based theory lessons and site based assessment.

Candidates must attend all theory based lessons which will be on a Monday evening (1800 hrs till 2100 hrs). Note: There will be no lessons in July & August.

How is the course assessed

On line exams, Assignments and Portfolio Building/Assessment on site.

Where next - Further Studies

C&G 3428-02 Awad in MOT Testing (Level 2)

C&G 3428-03 Award in MOT VTC Managers (Level 3)

Where next - Job Opportunities

M.O.T Tester, Supervisor, senior mechanic

More Information

  • For further information please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team on 01895 853333 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last updated: 18 August 2016

How to Apply

This course requires an informal interview.

To arrange an assessment and interview time please contact Information, Advice & Guidance on 01895 853333.

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Mon 18 September 2017

Starts: 18/09/2017

Duration: 33 Week(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday 18:00 to 21:00

Total College Fee: £2499.00