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Diploma in Vehicle Systems Maintenance (QCF)

Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies

Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies

What will you be working towards?

Code NFC00137
Qualification Type National Award (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 1


When studying this course, you will learn all the basic tools you will need to start your journey in light vehicle maintenance. The course explores the core aspects of modern vehicle technology including the repair and maintenance of engines, cooling systems, steering, suspension, brakes and exhausts.


Units you may study include: Skills used in the automotive environment Compression ignition engine systems Engine liquid cooling lubrication systems Steering and suspension systems Vehicle exhaust and braking systems Routine vehicle maintenance process and procedures Vehicle wheels and tyre construction and maintenance Vehicle driveline maintenance Introduction to spark and compression ignition fuel systems Spark ignition systems maintenance Basic vehicle valeting and light vehicle construction Health and safety practices in vehicle maintenance Employability skills

How will it be delivered?

50% Assessment - Coursework 50% Assessment - Exam

Entry requirements

Ideally at least 4 GCSEs or an Entry Level 3 qualification, but this is subject to discussion at your interview. If you haven't already achieved a GCSE grade 5 or grade C in English or Maths, then you will study either GCSE or Functional Skills English or Maths alongside your other qualifications. Acceptance to the programme will be subject to a DBS check.


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