If you want to learn basic vehicle maintenance skills, car body welding or painting and refinishing skills we have the course for you. We also have a range of NVQ qualifications which will give you the skills and knowledge required to do light/heavy/body/agriculture and plant repair.
Career destinations: an NVQ will enable you to become qualified in vehicle maintenance and repair. Some may chose the Land based engineering or construction plant maintenance courses which can lead to a successful career. You can gain employment with large organisations or you may choose to become self-employed and set up your own business.
NVQs are unit based, which involves in college theory assessments and at work practical assessments and evidence production. You MUST be vocationally employed and a portfolio of the specified evidence must also be completed. If necessary you will be required to attend lessons in college to acquire the knowledge and skills specified, You MUST achieve the relevant Technical Certificate before competence and NVQ certificates can be awarded. You need to be physically fit, (if required pass a lung capacity test for refinishing), and capable of operating machines, reading drawings and information, using ICT data bases, fault code readers and working within a team. You will be using hand tools and specialist equipment which require specialist operating knowledge. You MUST comply with all related Health and safety policies and procedures and accept responsibility for your own actions.