Level 3 Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

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Mon Sep 06 2021

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Skills Academy - Automotive

Level 3 Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

This course will help you to develop the skills you need to work in today’s motor vehicle repair industry as a mechanical technician.

As a mechanical technician, your duties could include:
• Identifying faults
• Advising customers if repairs are needed and how critical they are
• Providing time and cost estimates for jobs
• Carrying out repairs and replacing damaged parts
• Road testing the vehicle to check the repair work
• MOT and pre-delivery inspection of vehicles
• Carrying out routine servicing and checks.

In additon to the core content of this course, you 'll also learn about electric and hybrid vehicles and air conditioning, giving you extra skills to add to your CV, making you more desirable to prospective employers.

The course content also forms part of the Maintenance and Repair Apprenticeship, meaning if you were to you progress to an apprenticeship you'll already have studied a year's worth of content, making you ahead of the game compared to other candidates. 

You will be training in our fantastic training workshops fully equipped with industry standard resources. This is a hands-on course with a focus on practical activities and we maximise the amount of time you will spend in our state-of-the-art workshops.

Core modules will include:
• Knowledge of Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive Environment
• Knowledge of Support for Job Roles in the Automotive Environment
• Knowledge of Materials, Fabrication, Tools and Measuring Devices used in the Automotive Environment

Specialist modules will include:
• Diagnosis and rectification of auxiliary electrical faults
• Diagnosis and rectification of vehicle engine faults
• Diagnosis and rectification of light vehicle chassis systems
• Diagnosis and rectification of light vehicle transmission and driveline
The units covered directly link to the current apprenticeship standards to providing students with the knowledge and skills required to progress, and be a successful contributor to an employer’s business.
You will also attend Maths and English sessions and have the opportunity to improve your GCSE grades and gain a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace and other skills associated with working in a garage giving you every opportunity to progress you career within automotive.

What about after the course?
  • Vehicle Technicians, Mechanics and Electricians
  • Vehicle Body Builders and Repairers
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