Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (C&G 4290)
1 year full-time and 2 years part-time on Apprenticeship
CITY & GUILDS
City & Guilds Registration / Examination Fees
Certificate in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (C&G 4290)
4 SEC/O-Level passes Compulsory: Mathematics Preferred: Physics, English and Engineering Drawing
This qualification is for candidates wanting to develop some of the key skills and understanding in motor vehicle systems.
You will be able to identify hazards and risks in the automotive environment and work safely with equipment, materials and products. You should also gain a good knowledge of tools and measuring devices as well as routine light vehicle maintenance.
You will be expected to develop an understanding of the construction and operation of common steering, suspension and braking systems (including wheels and tyres) as well as procedures involved in the inspection, serviceability, adjustments, removal and replacement of components and the evaluation of their performance.
Students can also sit for the Journeyman Certificate at technician level from ETC if s/he are registered with ETC as apprentices.
An induction programme will be provided at the beginning of the academic year so as to ensure the candidate fully understands the requirements of the qualification they will work towards.
Candidates will sit for a time constrained multiple choice online exams
• ? online multiple choice tests, using the GOLA system graded as follows: o ? Pass 60% o ? Credit 70% o ? Distinction 80%. § A candidate needs to obtain a pass in all outcomes to achieve the grade since outcomes do not compensate to each other.
• They also need to attain a pass in all assignment task modules provided during the academic year. § A candidate needs to obtain a pass in all outcomes to achieve the grade since outcomes do not compensate to each other. • 80% attendance for each unit delivered is a must.
Programme Learning Outcomes
1. Work effectively within the organisational structure of the automotive work environment 2. Work safely when carrying out light vehicle engine diagnostic and rectification activities 3. Understand how the light vehicle transmission and driveline systems operate 4. Understand how light vehicle auxiliary electrical systems operate.
Core Study Units
Skills in health, safety and good housekeeping in the automotive environment Skills in supporting job roles in the automotive work environment Skills in materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices in the automotive environment Knowledge of health, safety and good housekeeping in the automotive environment Knowledge of support for job roles in the automotive work environment Knowledge of materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices used in the automotive environment Skills in diagnosing and rectifying light vehicle engine faults Skills in diagnosing and rectifying light vehicle chassis system faults Knowledge of diagnosis and rectification of light vehicle engine faults Knowledge in diagnosis and rectification of light vehicle chassis faults Knowledge of diagnosis and rectification of light vehicle transmission and driveline faults Skills in diagnosing and rectifying vehicle auxiliary electrical faults Knowledge of diagnosis and rectification of vehicle auxiliary electrical faults
Skills in inspecting light vehicles using prescribed methods Knowledge of inspecting light vehicles using prescribed methods
• Motor vehicle technician • Service technician • VRT technician