IMI DIPLOMA IN LIGHT VEHICLE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR - MODERN APPRENTICESHIP ROUTE
SCQF Level 5
Engineering

Course Overview
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This course is for employed students on a Modern Apprenticeship route.


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 specialist businesses.

 

What You Will Learn
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The SCQF 5 programme involves studying both the theory and practical aspects, including:

  • routine light vehicle maintenance
  • light vehicle engine units and components
  • light vehicle electrical units and components
  • light vehicle chassis units and components
  • light vehicle transmission and driveline units and components

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.

 

Entry Requirements
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  • Entry qualifications will be set by your employer but generally National 4 or above in English, Maths, Science or Technical subject are desirable
  • A consultation with the employer and Modern Apprenticeship advisor is essential

 

How the course is assessed
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The assessment of this VRQ is made up of 2 components:

  • IMI set Practical Tasks
  • IMI set Online Testing

 

Progression And Articulation Routes
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  • Progression into SCQF 7 as your apprenticeship progresses
Download our progression route map here
Career Opportunities
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  • Light vehicle aspects of the motor trade and automotive career possibilities
Number Of Days Per Week
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Attend college for 8 one week blocks throughout the academic year (Sighthill Campus) or 1 day per week throughout the academic year (Midlothian Campus)

 

Course Cost And Funding Options
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Course Delivery
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FULL TIME PART TIME EVENING OPEN LEARNING BLOCK RELEASE
GRANTON x x x x x
MIDLOTHIAN x x x x x
MILTON RD x x x x x
SIGHTHILL x x x x x
OUTREACH x x x x x
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