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

Last updated: 12 January 2018

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 17 September 2018

Starts: 17/09/2018

Duration: 33 Week(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday 18:00 to 21:00

Total College Fee: £2495.00