Vocational Studies Motor Vehicle & Engineering (Gateway Level 1 Diploma) - on the coast (Halesworth)

Vocational Studies Motor Vehicle & Engineering (Gateway Level 1 Diploma) - on the coast (Halesworth)

Subject Area: Automotive Engineering & Welding On The Coast (Leiston & Halesworth)


Course Information

  • Start Date: Sep, 2022
  • Attendance: Full-time
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course Code: 152965
  • Entry Requirements

    2 GCSEs at grade 1 including English and/or maths, or demonstrate the ability to work towards level 1 in English and maths in an assessment.

    Course Overview

    This course is based at Suffolk New College - on the coast (Halesworth Campus)

    This qualification combines a mixture of motor vehicle technology and general engineering and provides learners with the opportunity to study both the theory and practical aspects of a range of different vehicle systems and engineering processes such as:

    - Health & Safety, Tools and Equipment in MV/Engineering

    - PEO – Performing Engineering Operations

    - Vehicle Wheels and Tyres

    - Chassis systems – Steering, Brakes and Suspension

    - Engine technology

    Practical activities are completed in fully resourced workshops led by highly competent and qualified staff. You must pass all practical and theory elements of the programme to achieve this nationally recognised qualification.

    All students who have not achieved a grade 4 or above in GCSE English and/or maths will need to study these subjects alongside their chosen qualification.

    Course Highlights

    The study programme is mainly practical-based and you will learn in our modern Motor Vehicle & Engineering workshop.

    You will develop your practical skills and interact with local employers, who will share their knowledge and experience with you.

    The study programme will also develop your personal, social, and employability skills, which includes opportunities to work on community projects and to explore the various career pathways within the engineering industry.

    Core Skills Covered: Hands-on | Planning and Organising | Problem Solving | Time Management | Attention to Detail | Budgeting

    Next Steps

    On completion of this qualification, students will have a good understanding of requirements of motor vehicle engineering and can progress to the next level of study within motor vehicle or engineering.

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    Tuition Costs

    No tuition fees are payable for students aged 16 – 18 on 31 August 2022.

    For all students aged 19+ please contact Student Support.

    For details regarding fee remission, please visit our Tuition Fees page.

    Additional Costs

    Safety boots & Overalls