2020 Programme - IMI Motor Vehicle
Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
What will you be working towards?
||Motor Vehicle (Auto Electrical Principles)
Auto electricians work with a range of motor vehicle electronics, such as ignition systems, alarms, immobilisers, tracking devices, electric windows, mirrors, seats, air-conditioning, customised LED or neon lighting kits, parking warning systems, and reverse cameras, among others. The role usually involves checking and testing wiring, diagnosing faults, and repairing or replacing faulty parts. This Level 2 learning programme involves students studying both the theory and practical aspects of the following: Locating and Correcting Simple Electrical Faults Enhancing Vehicle Electrical Systems Inspecting Vehicles Using Prescribed Methods Overhauling Electrical Units Functional/Basic Skills Our Study Programme includes opportunities for you to develop your English and Maths skills as required. You may be expected to complete either functional skills or GCSE qualifications as part of your course depending on your GCSE results. Students also gain a broad knowledge of health and safety and other skills associated with working in a garage This course includes the opportunity to take part in an industry placement in a sector relevant to your qualification and study programme. The placement will take place 1 or 2 days per week on the days when you are not in college studying. Industry placements are designed to give you the skills to start work at the end of your studies, progress into an apprenticeship, or to add to your UCAS statement.
How will it be delivered?
Knowledge assessments Practical assessments On-line Exams
Level 1 Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair and 4-9 Grade in Maths and English or equivalent
Your next steps...
Level 3 Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles (VRQ) L3 Diploma in Auto Electrical and Mobile Electrical Principles