- Completion of Level 1 Diploma
- GCSE grade 4 or above in English and Maths
You are likely to choose this course if you have no previous qualifications and would like to progress into an apprenticeship or gain the skills required to become a Fast-Fit Technician. The Certificate is likely to be used as an introductory qualification to develop some of the basic skills and knowledge required by employers in the retail motor industry.
The key skills you will have acquired upon achievement of this qualification are:
Testing batteries and other engine parts to find faults
Checking tyres and exhausts for defects
Replacing or repairing faulty parts
Balancing and re-aligning wheels
Offering customers advice on simple maintenance issues.
Other non-technical but essential skills also include: how to maintain good working relationships with colleagues and customers in the automotive work environment by using effective communication and support.
There is no work expereince as part of this course.
Students will typically progress onto the Level 3 Diploma in Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair upon completion of this course or onto an apprenticeship.