Course overviewYou will study automotive 3 days a week including planned work experience to give you the employability skills needed to work in the automotive industry. The programme of study includes automotive, English, maths, work experience, enterprise and entrepreneurial concepts and problem solving. Gain skills using hand tools and equipment in motor vehicle engineering. Develop fabrication and welding skills and the safe use of oxy-acetylene equipment. Learn and develop skills in routine maintenance of cars and vehicles. Learn how to repair engines and components and gain skills in inspecting, removing and repairing high performance light vehicle tyres and four wheel alignment. Gain skills in inspection/replacement, removing and repairing exhaust systems, vehicle batteries suspension springs/dampers and vehicle braking system components. Develop customer vehicle service needs. Work to occupational standards of health and safety.
What are the entry requirements?
Progressing students will also need to demonstrate good attendance and punctuality and to have been on a work experience placement.
How is it assessed?
What financial support is on offer?
College Maintenance Allowance (CMA): Anyone with a household income under £23,000 can receive up to £20 per week financial support to help pay for travel and meals and meet the costs of essential trips, books, stationery and equipment. The payments will be subject to full attendance on your course. A range of other financial support is available, depending on your personal circumstances. For more details visit www.nscg.ac.uk/finance
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