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Location: Johnson Building
Start: Various Dates (Please press the Book Now Button to View Dates)
Days / Times: Tuesday 18:15 to 21:00
Tuition (£): 100.00*
Do you own or dream of restoring your own classic car?
The Derby College Classic Car Club has been designed to give you the basic understanding of key mechanical areas to support your development to achieve your ambitions.
This particular module will demonstrate the basic skills, observations and techniques needed to rebuild basic classic car brakes.
You need a mechanical aptitude and a keen interest to learn basic skills in vehicle restoration.
This will mostly be a practical-based course looking at:
Braking components and construction
Stripping brakes and associated components
Key tooling requirements
Identifying braking condition through visual inspection and measurement
Sourcing and identifying parts
Making brake pipes
Bleeding brake systems
Braking system assembly procedures
How will I be assessed?
There is no formal assessment.
Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?
PPE will be needed (protective overalls and steel toe-capped boots).
What can I do after this course?
You can practise your new skills on your classic vehicle or enrol on a full-time course in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair to become certificated.
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* Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are not entitled to any concessions.
*** Co-Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are entitled to any partial concessions.