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Level: 1

Location: Johnson Building

Years: 1

Weeks: 5

Hours: 2.75

Start: Various Dates (Please press the Book Now Button to View Dates)

Days / Times: Tuesday 18:15 to 21:00

Tuition (£): 100.00*

Interview: N

Course Summary

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 understand and repair basic classic vehicle electrics.

Entry requirements

You need a mechanical aptitude and a keen interest to learn basic skills in vehicle restoration.

Course Content

This will mostly be a practical-based course looking at:

  • Electrical components and operation
  • Basic electrical principles
  • Key tooling requirements
  • Identifying component and wiring condition through visual inspection and measurement
  • Basic wiring repairs and joining
  • Sourcing and identifying parts
  • Replacing electrical components

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.

This course is run at the Johnson Building

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