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Motor Vehicle Skills (Level 2 Traineeship OCN NI Level 2 Diploma)

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Apprenticeships & Traineeships

Course Overview

This course combines the practical hands-on experience of the workplace with the knowledge, skills and understanding gained in the College classroom and workshops enabling you to successfully achieve a Level 2 VRQ in Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair. This course entails everything from bumper to bumper on a light vehicle that will allow you to competently work on all aspects of light vehiclesCore modules include and Safety•Positive Working Relationships•Fabrication•Vehicle Servicing•Engine principles and operation•Vehicle Electrical Systems•Vehicle Chassis Systems•Vehicle Transmission systems. Our students also have the opportunity to compete in Regional and UK Competitions with the aim of competing at World Skills. To succeed every NWRC student requires determination, an interest of the subject, commitment to your studies and a good work ethic.
  • Study Mode
    Full-Time
  • Duration
    2 Years
  • Campus
    Springtown
    Greystone

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
    Fees
  • Course: Open College Network NI (OCN NI) Level 2 Traineeship OCN NI Level 2 Diploma in Motor Vehicle Skills
    Campus: Springtown
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 02/09/2024
    Fees:
    -
  • Course: Open College Network NI (OCN NI) Level 2 Traineeship OCN NI Level 2 Diploma in Motor Vehicle Skills
    Campus: Greystone
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 02/09/2024
    Fees:
    -

Course Offering

  • Site location Springtown Limavady Greystone
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Course Modules

  • Maintenance and Repair vehicle Transmission Systems
  • Vehicle engine, chassis and electrical systems. Job Roles, Health and safety and Tools and Materials.
  • OCN Level 2 Diploma in Motor Vehicle Skills
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

4 GCSEs Grades D-G to include Maths Grade D and English Grade E

ROI Requirements

4 OLCs (Grade O5-O8 or above) or equivalent to include English (Grade O6 or above) and Maths at (Grade O5 or above). Applicants presenting with a Junior Cert or Junior Cycle qualification should have attained a majority of higher-level subjects including English and Maths

Additional Requirements Prior to Entry

Attendance at Information Session

Work Placement

Students will be required to attend work experience which will be organised on a weekly basis or in blocks throughout the calendar year.

Fee Information

  • Additional Fees
  • Uniform - PPE College covers cost.

What's Next?

Further Study

On successful completion of the Level 2 Traineeship it is possible to progress onto full time employment on Apprenticeship NI programme.

Career Prospects

Salary GuideStarter: £18,000Experienced: £21,000 to £27,000Highly Experienced: £28,000 to £35,000With experience, you could become a senior technician, workshop supervisor or garage manager.You could work as a breakdown engineer or MOT tester, or specialise in a particular area like motorsport engineering.You could also work on electric and hybrid cars, or specialise in tuning and modifying vehicles for higher performance.You could also set up your own business.

Enquiry

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    I now have the opportunity to progress to University and achieve my chosen degree in only two years due to the preparation I received here at NWRC.
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