If you're looking for a sound basis to start your motor vehicle studies, this is the course for you. You will learn practical skills and theory and understand the importance of working in a safe workshop environment. The course runs alongside your own GCSE study.
You can look forward to a varied programme of modules that also includes a work placement. Modules include:
- Spark ignition system maintenance
- Tools, equipment and materials for vehicle maintenance
- Vehicle driveline maintenance
- Vehicle electrical foundation skills
- Vehicle lighting system maintenance.
Electively Home Educated
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2 years, part-time
1 day per week
Materials fee: £150
I chose this course because I wanted to learn more about cars as it is something I am interested in. I particularly like the practical side of the course and I learn something different every week. I am going to stay at Plumpton College to study Level 2 Vehicle Maintenance. For the future I would like to be a mechanic and start my career within the motor industry.
- Students usually come into college at age 14 and are on a two year programme. On successful completion of this they are then in a position to apply for a place on the 16+ full time study programmes. Towards the end of the second year this is discussed with students as part of the progression tutorials.
- On applying for a 16+ course students will be required to attend an interview for the course and will be processed as a new applicant.
- Once students are a 16+ programme they are also in a position to apply for bursaries to support learning, travel etc.
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