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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)

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Motor Vehicle
School Leaver - Vocational/Technical
Location: Johnson Building
Full Time or Part Time: FT
Level: 2
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: Y
Johnson Building

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/certificate-in-vehicle-component-fitting
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Course Information for Students

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.

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

This course will be delivered on-site.

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.

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.

Further Study

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)

Careers

You could progress to an apprenticeship or full-time employment within the motor vehicle industry.

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering curriculum, please contact us via email on businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Garage Managers and Proprietors

£34189

Garage Managers and Proprietors

Vehicle Valeters and Cleaners

£20905

Vehicle Valeters and Cleaners

Vehicle Paint Technicians

£30203

Vehicle Paint Technicians

Vehicle Body Builders and Repairers

£26783

Vehicle Body Builders and Repairers

Vehicle Technicians, Mechanics and Electricians

£28085

Vehicle Technicians, Mechanics and Electricians

Large Goods Vehicle Drivers

£31251

Large Goods Vehicle Drivers

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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Course Information Last Updated On: October 18, 2021 1:48 pm