Vehicle Component Fitting, IMI Diploma | Weston College

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September 2019
1 Year
Course code D2VCFPF5SW

Vehicle Component Fitting, IMI Diploma

What will I do on this course?

This study programme will teach you about fitting components and is perfect for people who want to work in the motor industry in the ‘fast fit’ sector. This is a practical and hands-on course delivered in our Automotive Training Centre, with an emphasis on teaching you the skills you’ll need to work in this sector.

You will learn about exhaust components, vehicle batteries, suspension dampers and springs, and breaking systems. The course also includes work experience, tutorial support, employability development, and vocational study skills. We will also work with you to develop your skills in English and maths.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through workshop observations, an e-portfolio and an online multiple-choice questionnaire.

What could I do after this course?

This study programme could lead to a career in the motor vehicle industry, and you could increase your skills with an apprenticeship in the sector.


Entry Requirements

You’ll need a number of GCSEs at grade 1/G to 3/D, plus a satisfactory reference.

Course Level

Level 2

iAn interview is required for this course.

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Alessandro Tessitore, Motor vehicle


Alessandro Tessitore

“The facilities and the tutors were excellent and exceeded my expectations”

Course: Motor Vehicle

What next? Allessandro has progressed onto the Level 3 course.

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