Certificate In Vehicle Component Fitting
This Level 2 Certificate in Vehicle Component Fitting qualification is ideal for learners aged 14-19 years who are interested in learning about the maintenance of motor vehicles. The qualification has a predominantly practical approach to assessment. It supports the learner's progress into the retail motor vehicle industry and to a Level 2 Vocational Competence Qualification (VCQ)
Course Information for Students
Who is this course for?
This Level 2 Certificate in Vehicle Component Fitting qualification is ideal for learners aged 14-19 years who are interested in learning about the maintenance of motor vehicles. The qualification has a predominantly practical approach to assessment. It supports the learner’s progress into the retail motor vehicle industry and to a Level 2 Vocational Competence Qualification (VCQ)
You must have achieved BOTH Maths and English GCSE at grade 3 or above and should have either passed the mechanical comprehension entrance test or gained a motor vehicle qualification at Level 1, alongside having a successful interview.
What will you learn?
Learners will develop their knowledge of:
1. health, safety and good housekeeping in the automotive environment.
2. removal and fitting of basic light vehicle mechanical, electrical and trim (MET) components and non-permanently fixed vehicle body panels.
3. materials, fabrication, tools, equipment and measuring devices in the automotive environment.
4. systems, components and operation of spark ignition engines and compression ignition engine systems.
Optional units for inspection and replacement of light vehicle components include:
1. exhaust components.
2.vehicle batteries and related components.
3.suspension dampers and springs.
4.braking systems and components
How will you learn?
This course will be delivered on-site.
What will you need to bring with you?
You must provide your own steel toe-capped boots to be worn at all times in the workshops. A £40 fee will be required for College overalls, sweatshirts and T-shirts.
How will you be assessed?
Learners must demonstrate their selected units’ learning outcomes by following and achieving the required assessment components. The assessments for these qualifications combine various assessment styles/methodologies, including written, practical and online tests, in order to suit the levels and subject of the units contained within them.
Subject to achieving the Level 2 Certificate in Vehicle Component Fitting and achieving both Maths and English at grade 4 you can progress to the Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (VRQ)
You could progress to an apprenticeship or full-time employment within the motor vehicle industry.
Who do you contact for more information?
For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Information for Employers
Information for Employers
This course could lead to one of these careers...
Garage Managers and Proprietors
Vehicle Valeters and Cleaners
Vehicle Paint Technicians
Vehicle Body Builders and Repairers
Vehicle Technicians, Mechanics and Electricians
Large Goods Vehicle Drivers
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Course Information Last Updated On: October 18, 2021 1:48 pm