Automotive & Engineering
Fee Information

Fees indicated are based on the current year (August 2016 to July 2017) and are subject to change next year.

Our further education courses (Entry to Level 3) are usually free if you are 16-18 years old. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support to help with other costs associated with your course such as course materials and travel.

If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees.

If you are enrolling onto a Level 3 or 4 course and are over 19 years of age the fees may be higher and you will be required to take out an Advanced Learning Loan, please see the guide to fees for more information.

International students will be required to pay the full International course fee.

For more information, see our guide to fees.


The completion of the recommended units of study will provide the learner with a recognised motor vehicle qualification.

The study programme includes;

GO102S SKILLS RECORD SHEET UNIT TITLE: SKILLS IN HEALTH, SAFETY AND GOOD HOUSEKEEPING IN THE AUTOMOTIVE G3S SKILLS IN SUPPORTING JOB ROLES IN THE AUTOMOTIVE WORK ENVIRONMENT
G4S SKILLS RECORD SHEET SKILLS IN MATERIALS, FABRICATION, TOOLS AND MEASURING DEVICES IN THE AUTOMOTIVE ENVIRONMENT
LV01S TASK 1- SERVICING
LV02S TASK 1-REMOVE AND REFIT A CAMSHAFT LV03S TASK 1-LIGHTING
LV04S TASK 1-STEERING
LV0506S TASK 1- INSPECTION
LV11.1S TASK 1-ENGINE
GEARBOX AND FINAL DRIVE UNITS
STEERING AND SUSPENSION UNITS
LV12S TASK 1-CLUTCH

Entry Requirements

You will need a IMI LV1 or an equivalent qualification or with the following:

  • 2 GCSE at grade A*-G.
  • F/S maths and English -You will be required to attend a College interview and complete an assessment test. -A recent reference.

Please call the College Apprenticeship team on 020 8231 6352 for more information.

Assessment Method

This qualification is designed to provide a standardised approach for the delivery and assessment of the knowledge and skills requirements. The assessment of this qualification is made up of three components which are set by IMI Awards: Practical tasks Online testing Written assignment / coursework/E-portfolio

Progression Opportunities

You can develop your skills to include master/senior technician or workshop controller.

Study Methods

You could work for a dealership and focus on a particular manufacturer, or work for an independent garage that deals with many different makes of vehicles. In both, youll choose your area of specialisation, whether thats motorcycles, cars, heavy vehicles or vehicle electrical systems.

Youll be working in a service technician role, carrying out routine maintenance and basic repairs, as well as identifying and reporting faults. You will be getting hands on study material so as to then be able to complete on-line assessments and exams on a one day a week at college for theory sessions.

Enrolment

We look forward to welcoming you to Ealing, Hammersmith and West London's College. We are enrolling now. Come along to the College to enrol directly. See our enrolment dates and times. www.wlc.ac.uk/enrol