NSCG | Level 2 Diploma in Motor Vehicle
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Course overview

You 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?

You will have 4 GCSEs at grade 3 or above. However, if you have a keen interest in the subject and commitment to succeed, your entry requirements will be discussed at interview.

Progressing students will also need to demonstrate good attendance and punctuality and to have been on a work experience placement.

How is it assessed?

Practical work in workshops and classrooms theory lessons. Four online exams and practical assessments.

What financial support is on offer?

This course is free for anyone aged 16 – 18. If you are outside this age group please contact 01782 254188.
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

What can I do next?

Diploma in Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 3 or Apprenticeship or seek employment in the automotive industry as a vehicle service technician, auto electrical technician or heavy vehicle trailer technician.

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