Goldwyn Sixth Form College

Entry Level 3 Certificate for the Introduction to Vehicle Technology

Entry Level 3 Certificate for the Introduction to Vehicle Technology


Who is it suitable for?

This qualification is aimed at learners who prefer and respond to 'hands-on' learning. The structure of this course has a practical approach to assessment and includes many visual questioning techniques, which will stimulate and interest learners.

What are the aims of the course?

This course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and practical skills to enable you to carry out basic body repairs and refinishing procedures to light vehicles in a realistic working environment of our well-equipped automotive workshop.

What areas are covered in this course?

  • Introduction to Health and Safety
  • Introduction to Careers in Transportation, Maintenance and Repair
  • Introduction to Hand Tools 
  • Communication in the Motor Vehicle Environment 
  • Introduction to Workshop Cleaning and Maintenance
  • Introduction to Recording Information
  • Reducing the Effects of Vehicles on the Environment
  • Introduction to Component Fitting
  • Introduction to Body and Paint Materials 
  • Introduction to Applying Aerosol Primers 

What will I be able to go on to after I’ve completed the course?

This qualification will support progress to a Foundation (Level 1) Diploma. It can also supplement their progress to GCSEs and other appropriate destinations.

How is the course assessed?

Learning outcomes are set at unit level and are achieved by following task based, oral assessments and one on line assessment.

Want to know more?

Telephone: 01233 622 958 ext. 273


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