Essential Working Practices for Vehicle Technology
Safe and effective workshop practice including the use of tools, facilities and materials.
Vehicle Electrical and Electronic Principles
Introduction to electrical and electronic systems.
Engineering Skills for Vehicle Technology
Learning the necessary skills to carry out maintenance and rectification of faults in vehicle systems.
Vehicle Component Removal and Refitting Techniques
Provides necessary skills to use tools and equipment to carry out the removal and refitting of a range of vehicle components and systems.
Vehicle Design and Operation of Vehicle Systems
Focuses on a range of systems and layouts including transmissions, steering, brakes, suspension and body systems.
Vehicle System Fault Diagnosis
Learning of accurate methods of fault finding and choice of effective remedial action.
Function and Operation of Vehicle Electrical Systems and Components
Focuses on the main electrical components and systems including vehicle lighting, auxiliary components, batteries, starters and alternators.
Motorsport Vehicle Preparation and Inspection Techniques
Focuses on the technical skills and qualities needed to prepare a vehicle for inspection at a motorsports event.
Stripping and Rebuilding Motorsports Engines
Using specialist tools and equipment to dismantle and remove engine components. Inspection and checking of components and rebuilding to meet motorsports standards and specifications.
This course covers practical skills and relevant background knowledge. Students are normally aged 16 or over and the following qualifications are needed:
¨ a minimum of 2 GCSEs at Grade D or above to include English Language
¨ or equivalent qualifications
Learning and assessment
Assessments will include assignments and practical work. There are no formal examinations on the Level 2 Diploma.
Level 2 students can progress to level 3 programmes subject to published entry requirements and satisfactory performance at level 2.
Possible Careers / Jobs:
¨ Engineering apprenticeship
¨ Motorsports team trainee
¨ Stores person
¨ Trainee sales person
¨ Trainee engineer
1 Specialist Clothing and Equipment:
Clean Myerscough Motorsport fire retardant overalls and suitable protective footwear
2 Extra Costs:
Although not essential for the course, students may wish to buy books.
3 Minimum Age
16 years old.