Who is it suitable for?
This SVQ is a work-based qualification that assesses the skills and knowledge that people in your job need to perform their job role effectively.
It is a motor industry qualification that covers activities that relate to service technicians working on light vehicles in all types of garages, dealerships and maintenance depots.
Successful candidates will demonstrate a broad working knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace and other skills associated with working in a garage.
The qualification includes the following areas:
- Diagnosis and rectification of:
- Engine and component fault
- Chassis system faults
- Electrical unit and component faults
And offers opportunities for candidates to also demonstrate:
- Diagnosis and rectification of vehicle transmission and driveline system faults
- Overhauling mechanical units
- Identifying and agreeing customer vehicle needs
For some learners this qualification could prepare them for progression to further learning and training. For others, this qualification could also provide a useful recognition of their practical skills and knowledge, to aid their step from one job role to another.
You will demonstrate your skills and knowledge by collecting evidence of your work. This evidence is usually presented in a portfolio (however your approved centre may use an alternative method). Your assessor will advise you on how to generate, collect and present your evidence. You will also undertake IM set 'on-line' multiple-choice tests.
Want to know more?
Please contact an IMI approved centre.