Awarding Body: IMI
Qualifications on offer:
- Entry Level Award for the Introduction to Vehicle Technology (Entry 3)
- Functional Skills at an appropriate level
Summary of course
This qualification involves a practical approach to assessment and includes many visual questioning techniques which stimulates and draws interest to learners.
The qualification's combination of units provides learners with the flexibility in the choice of the areas they wish to develop their knowledge and skills in.
Everyone does Mathematics and English at a level that is right for them - from Entry Level 2 Functional Skills up to GCSE. You will also study employability topics to help prepare you for the workplace.
What will I study?
The units you will study are likely to include:
- Health and Safety
- Career Pathways
- Hand Tools
You will then have a choice from:
- Body and Paint
For further information about the course and the units you will study, please read the awarding body specification by clicking on the link below:
How is the course assessed?
There are varying methods of assessment within the programme, e.g. observations, role play, professional discussions, written tasks and presentations, workbooks, written assessments and computer based activities.
Your Study Programme
If you are aged 16-18, you will join a Study Programme. We will make sure you are working at the right level on your core qualification and are challenged to achieve the highest level of qualification you can. All students will continue to improve their maths and English and if you don't have a grade 4 (C) at GCSE, we will work with you towards achieving that goal (subject to specific entry requirements for particular courses). Work experience will be part of your study programme and complement your college study and prepare you for employment. You will also get involved in activities to help you develop life skills and to build your confidence so you can make progress in your career. Weekly timetables will include tutorial support which may comprise of full group activities or one to one sessions to discuss individual progress or support needs.
Who is this course for?
This course is ideal for you if you have an interest in the motor vehicle industry and wish to gain an Entry Level qualification in motor vehicle technology.
Progression and Career Opportunities
IMI Entry Level Certificate for the Introduction to Motor Vehicle Industry and Technologies (Entry 3).
Entry Requirements for new students
|Entry and Foundation:||GCSEs, mainly 2-1 (F/G) grades. Satisfactory school reference*|
|Level 1:||Four GCSEs at grade 2 (E) or above|
|Level 2:||Four GCSEs at grade 3 (D) or above|
|Level 3 BTEC Courses or equivalent:||Four GCSEs at grade 9-4 (A*-C)|
|Level 3 A Levels:||Five GCSEs at grade 9-4 (A*-C) including English and maths|
|Level 4/5:||A Level 3 qualification such as: A Levels, BTEC Level 3, Access to HE, Advanced Apprenticeship|
|Specific Course Requirements:||Standard Entry and Foundation entry requirements|
*All applicants will be invited in for interview.
Equivalent qualifications will be considered except where English has been studied as a second language.
In exceptional circumstances, applications which do not meet the formal entry criteria may be considered on an individual basis.
You must bring your interview letter to your appointment and arrive 15 minutes before your interview is due to take place.
General Info (materials required for the course)
Overalls and safety boots will be required to be purchased before the course begins.