These technical qualifications in Automotive have been developed for learners who want to start a career in the automotive industry and want to gain industrial awareness of the different technical and non technical job roles available and what it is like to work in an independent garage, dealership or large manufacturer.
The Level 2 Technical Award in Vehicle Technology
allows learners aged 14-16 to explore the whole automotive industry giving you an introduction not just to the automotive manufacturing sector but the retail motor industry as well.
First teaching of this qualification is September 2017
The Level 2 Technical Certificate in Automotive
is a good starting point for learners aged 16 years old or over who are interested in a career working on any type of vehicles such as: cars, motorcycles, trucks, vans or quads. Upon completion learners will be able to make an informed decision about whether they would like to continue to A Levels or into employment by taking up an Apprenticeship in the automotive industry in their job role of choice.
First teaching of this qualification is September 2016
The Level 3 Advanced Technical Certificate and Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in the Automotive Industry
are for learners aged 16 years old or over who want to understand the processes a vehicle follows from its design, through manufacturing to its sale and later maintenance and repair until final disposal of the vehicle. Upon completion learners may progress into employment or onto further learning including University or an Apprenticeship.
First teaching of these qualifications is September 2016
These technical qualifications can also form part of the City & Guilds TechBac – an exciting new framework for learning designed to give 14 - 19 year olds the technical and professional skills needed to progress from FE onto an apprenticeship, into university or into the modern jobs market.
To ensure learners develop the wider workplace skills required by employers, TechBac goes above and beyond the technical qualification. It combines an accredited project qualification, practical work experience and critical skills development, brought to life via the TechBac Skills Zone, an innovative online learning hub giving learners the opportunity to practice and develop their skills anytime, anywhere.
Find out more on TechBac.
These qualifications are aimed at learners aged 14 – 16, 16 – 18 and 19+.