BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Vehicle Technology
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About the course
Studied in Years 10 and 11, this course provides detailed coverage of vehicle technology, with an emphasis on applying understanding and experience to real-life situations within the workplace. Course modules include health and safety, light vehicle maintenance, removing and refitting components, engine system principles, layout and operation of vehicle systems and the maintenance of wheels, tyres, steering and suspension systems. You may also get chance to be part of the motorsport team, preparing the College vehicles for competitions such as sprints and navigational rallies.
Overview of units
The course content is built around a number of broad subject areas:
Vehicle Electrical and Electronic Principles
Removal and Refitting Techniques
Vehicle Maintenance Techniques
Welding and Assembly
To pass the course you will need to complete practical tasks and complete assignments set for each unit. Your tutor will help you to prepare for these. At the same time, you will be improving your wider skills such as maths, English and ICT.
Where you can go next
This course will provide skills that could help you progress onto an apprenticeship or full-term employment. It opens up the possibilities for a range of fields where you might need technical skills and an understanding of how vehicles operate.
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