Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
September 1 Year Level 1 Full-Time City Campus Full-time Vocational Apply Enquire

What’s it all about?

Level 1 will suit you if you are new to the industry and would like to develop basic knowledge and skills in motor vehicle systems.

You will have the opportunity to cover a wide range of skills and knowledge by taking a combination of mandatory and optional units.

Assessment methods include practical tasks, oral/written questioning and online tests.

To apply for this course you will need at least one GCSE at grade G.

Study level Cost Additional fees
19+ please enquire You will be required to purchase Sunderland College Personal Protection Equipment (PPE). This will consist of branded coveralls/polo shirt and work trousers, and safety boots.

English and maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE maths and/or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.

Mon-Fri, between 9am-4pm. Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.

The modules you will study on this course include:

- Health & Safety
- Roles & Responsibilities within the Automotive Environment
- Engine Mechanical & Lubrication Systems
- Engine Cooling Systems
- Spark Ignition Systems
- Braking Systems
- Wheel & Tyre Systems
- Engineering & Fabrication

What’s next?

A qualification at Level 1 could help you get your first job as a fast fit technician, or help you progress onto a qualification at Level 2 or an automotive apprenticeship.

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