Employability

Our Motor Vehicle Technology programmes offers courses in:

Entry Level – Certificate in Vehicle Technology

Level 1 – Certificate in Vehicle Maintenance

Level 2 – Diploma in Inspections

In all programmes you will learn  the basic principles of motor vehicle maintenance repair and use technology to detect and fix faults in our fully equipped motor vehicle workshops.

Each programme will include training on auto body repair, wheel balancing, servicing and maintenance and inspection.

You will learn through hands-on experience in a fully operational motor vehicle workshop with the latest technology and resources with the chance to gain work experience with local employers and visit other further education learning providers.

Programme details

Entry Level Programme

Programme Level: Entry 3

Programme Duration: 1 Year

Course Content:  A minimum of 13 units equating to 330 TQT must be achieved to claim the full qualification

  • Introduction to Health and Safety in the Workplace
  • Introduction to Common Tools and Equipment for Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
  • Introduction to Engine Components and Operation
  • Introduction to Lubrication System Components and Maintenance
  • Introduction to Engine Cooling System Components and Maintenance
  • Introduction to Spark Ignition System Components and Maintenance
  • Introduction to Spark Ignition Fuel System Components and Maintenance
  • Introduction to Exhaust System Components and Maintenance
  • Introduction to Steering System Components and Maintenance
  • Introduction to Suspension System Components and Maintenance
  • Introduction to Braking System Components and Maintenance
  • Introduction to Wheel and Tyre Construction and Maintenance
  • Introduction to Vehicle Lighting System Components and Maintenance
  • Introduction to Body Fitting (MET)

Progression:  This qualification will support progress to Level 1 Certificate or Diploma

Programme Level:  Level 1

Programme Duration:  1 Year

Course content:  A minimum of 11 units equating to 320 TQT must be achieved to claim the full qualification

  • Health and Safety in the Workplace
  • Tools, Equipment and Consumable Materials for Vehicle Maintenance
  • Engine Operation and Components
  • Lubrication System Components and Maintenance
  • Engine Cooling System Components and Maintenance
  • Spark Ignition System Components and Maintenance
  • Spark Ignition Engine Fuel System Components and Maintenance
  • Exhaust System Components and Maintenance
  • Steering System Components and Maintenance
  • Suspension System Components and Maintenance
  • Braking System Components and Maintenance
  • Wheel and Tyre Construction and Maintenance

Progression:  This qualification will support progress to Level 2  Inspection Diploma or into sustainable employment

 

Programme Level:  Level 2 Diploma in Inspections

Programme Duration:  1 Year

Course content:  A minimum of 40 credits must be achieved to claim the full qualification

  • Knowledge and skills of Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive Environment k
  • Knowledge and skills of Materials, Fabrication, Tools and Measuring Devices used in the Automotive Environment,
  • Spark Ignition Engine Systems, Components and Operation
  • Knowledge and skills of Inspection, Repair and Replacement of Standard Light Vehicle Tyres
  • Knowledge and skills of Inspection and Replacement of Light Vehicle Exhaust Components
  • Knowledge and skills of Inspection and Replacement of Light Vehicle Suspension Dampers and Springs
  • Knowledge and skills of Inspection, Adjustment and Replacement of Light Vehicle Braking Systems and Components
  • Knowledge and skills in Inspection, Adjustment and Replacement of Light Vehicle Braking Systems and Components
  • Knowledge and skills of Routine Light Vehicle Maintenance

Progression:  You can progress onto an Apprenticeship programme or directly into employment

Get in Touch

Phone

01795 476450

Email

info@kite-college.org

Address

Unit 1 & 2, Bonham Drive, Eurolink Business Park, Sittingbourne, ME10 3RY