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

This is a full cost commercial course and all students pay fees, no concessions are available.

Last updated 28 August 2019

How to Apply

This course requires an informal telephone interview. Please click the orange button below to fill out the application form with your details and we will be in touch to arrange a time to contact you.

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I came to Uxbridge College as they offered me the best opportunity to pursue my career in the motor industry. The facilities are excellent as there are three workshops which are well maintained and fully equipped with everything we need.

The lecturers are great, they offer support whenever and wherever needed and are extremely friendly - nothing is too much trouble. The college is a friendly and safe place to study – I would definitely recommend it to friends.