- Course Code: TA210
- Duration: 1 academic year
- Validated by: The Institute of the Motor Industry
- Study mode: Full Time
Auto Electrical Specialist Level 2 will provide you with the essential knowledge needed to someday be a successful auto electrician working within a motor vehicle garage, dealership or within bespoke vehicle production.
You will study in our world-class £5.5m Regional Automotive Technology Hub (RATH), which was developed collaboratively with leading car manufacturers. Look forward to state-of-the-art workshops that look and feel just like industry.
The Regional Automotive Technology Hub (RATH) is also a commercial garage and dealership, offering MOT testing and the opportunity to work on real customers' cars.
Within our world-class facilities, you will get to work on everything from Formula One parts to electric and hybrid vehicles, enabling you to develop a set of skills that are future proof.
We work with a broad range of high-profile partners, including Chorley Nissan, Simpsons Skoda and Bowker BMW to provide you with a number of exciting opportunities. These range from work placements to career-boosting workshops. The skills you gain during an industry work placement will make you an attractive candidate to any future employer.
We've also taken our students on some really exciting trips in the past, including Manchester Museum of Science and Industry, National Transport Museum, Prestige Karting, Autosport International at Birmingham NEC and Track Day at Three Sisters Race Course!
- What will I study?
This programme will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to be successful in today’s motor vehicle industry. Here is just a small snapshot of the types of things you will learn:
- Removing and replacing electrical components, including spotlights, internal combustion engine, towbar system and more.
- Locating and correcting simple electrical faults
- Enhancing vehicle electrical system features
- Conducting pre & post work inspections
- Removing and fitting basic mechanical, electrical and trim components
Auto Electrical Specialist Level 2 is delivered through a combination of classroom and workshop activities, taught by passionate tutors who are experts within their field.
- Entry Requirements
You will need to have either successfully completed a Level 1 Motor Vehicle qualification or have 4 GCSEs including Maths and English Langauge at Grade 4 (C) or higher.
- How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed through a combination of workshop (practical), online and written assessments.
- What can I do next?
Most students choose to progress to the Level 3 full time course or move onto an Apprenticeship, subject to relevant employment.
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