Course overviewHeavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 2 City of Bristol College
This is a full-time, one-year course which is more advanced than the Level 1 course which has been developed to meet the needs of the Heavy Vehicle industry. You will learn a wide range of relevant practical skills in our fully equipped modern workshops. You will also learn mechanical theory and related subjects.
Who is this course for?
This course is for young people aged 16-18 but also is open to more mature learners but is self-funded. This is a college-based course on a full-time basis.
What you'll learn
During this full-time course, you will study health, safety and good housekeeping in the automotive environment, supporting job roles in the automotive work environment, materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices, identifying and agreeing motor vehicle customer service needs, routine heavy vehicle maintenance, removing and replacing engine units and components, removing and replacing electrical units and components, removing and replacing chassis units and components, inspecting vehicles using prescribed methods, driveline units and components, transmission units, steering and suspension units and fuel, ignition, air and exhaust system units and components. This will be both in the the workshop doing practical tasks and theory work in the classroom.
Course entry requirements
To join this course, you will need three GCSES at grades 9-3 (A*-D) including maths and English. It is also an expectation of you having previous experience or a Level 1 Maintenance and Repair .
How is the course delivered and assessed?
This course is delivered through half theory and half practical sessions and there will be course content which needs to be completed in your own time to support your studies. You will also be expected to complete 30 hours of work experience during your studies which you must organise. You will be expected to complete online assignments , tests and practical assessments in the workshop.
Future career and study opportunities
After successfully completing this course, you will have an increase of job opportunities and promotions. You can progress through the levels and then to higher education by completing our Level 3 Motor Industry qualifications. We also offer a range of Level 4 courses.
Although all the tools and equipment is supplied, you will need to provide safety boots, protective clothing, work gloves, writing equipment, calculator and paper. If you are on a limited income, you may be eligible to receive help with these costs from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.
To keep everyone safe, we’ve reduced the number of people in our buildings at one time. Most of our courses are online for the time being.
Fees and applications
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|Course Code||Dates||Duration||Days||Hours per week||Start Time||Location||Fee|
|LPF1593A01-1||31/08/2021 - 01/07/2022||1 years||Full Time||9.00||Enquire||Parkway Centre||Apply|