IMI Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair R763 04 (SCQF 7) Modern Apprenticeship Route
Qualification SCQF Level 7
Duration 41 weeks
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This Vocational Related Qualification (VRQ) provides the essential knowledge and skills for light vehicle technicians working on a wide range of vehicles in all types of garages, dealerships and businesses with a specialism in diagnostic principles. This level of programme will focus on the diagnostic repair principles and will rely on applicants already having a good knowledge of routine maintenance and repair principles.
This college course is for apprentices already employed in the automotive repair sector.
What you will learn
The SCQF 7 programme involves studying both the theory and practical aspects, including:
- Diagnosis and rectification of light vehicle engine faults
- Diagnosis and rectification of light vehicle chassis faults
- Diagnosis and rectification of light vehicle transmission and driveline faults
- Diagnosis and rectification of light vehicle auxiliary electrical fault
- Knowledge of carrying out non-high voltage operations on, near or with an electric vehicle
You will also gain a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace and other skills associated with working in a garage environment.
How the course is assessed
The assessment of this VRQ is made up of 3 components:
- The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) set practical tasks
- IMI set online testing
- Submissions to your ePortfolio
Number of days per week
- Attendance in college is for 8, one week blocks throughout the academic year (Sighthill Campus)
- 1 day per week for 36 weeks (Midlothian Campus)
- IMI Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (SCQF 5) or equivalent
- Ideally Core Skills at Intermediate 2 on Numeracy, Communication, ICT, Problem Solving & Working With Others
A discussion between your employer and the Modern Apprenticeship Advisor will be necessary prior to enrolment.
English Proficiency RequirementsIELTS 5.5
|Campus||Study mode||Start date||Duration|
|Sighthill Campus||Block release||28/08/23||41 Weeks|
|Midlothian Campus||Part time||28/08/23||41 Weeks|
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