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Junior Automotive Academy

Course Code: AUCA

Level: 1
Subject area: Engineering, Automotive & Marine
Awarding body: City College Plymouth
Qualification: College Certificate
Course type: Short course
Time of Day: Evening
Duration: Six weeks
When you'll study: Thursdays, 5.00pm - 7.00pm

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About the course

Are you looking for an after-school activity in Plymouth for a 14-16-year-old with an interest in cars, motorsport, or the automotive industry? The Junior Automotive Academy at City College Plymouth is an opportunity for 14 to 16 year olds who wish to learn and develop new skills in this industry and learn with confidence and style. For those who are thinking of a career in the automotive industry, it will whet your appetite for joining us in the future to train professionally at the College. Boots and overalls will be supplied, plus the use of all tools and equipment.

What you'll learn

We will take you through a programme that is both fun and enjoyable and enables you to explore vehicle systems and repairs in the automotive industry. Working within a state-of-the-art workshop will teach you the skills required by employers and encourage teamwork and motivation.You will learn about:

  • engines
  • cooling and lubrication systems
  • braking systems
  • steering and suspension systems
  • wheels and tyres.
Entry requirements

You will need to be aged 14 to 16 and have a genuine interest in developing your mechanic skills.

Assessments/Exams

There are no exams.

What's next?

You may wish to choose motor mechanics as a career following this course and will have valuable skills if you wish to pursue a full-time programme or Apprenticeship at the College.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2017/18 (August 2017 – July 2018). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2018/19.

Short course

Course Code: AUCA

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: Not applicable to this course

B Reduced Course Fee (for eligible students): £0

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18
19 - 23 (Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

Course Code: AUCA

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: Not applicable to this course

B Reduced Course Fee (for eligible students): £0

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18
19 - 23 (Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

Course Code: AUCA

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: Not applicable to this course

B Reduced Course Fee (for eligible students): £0

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18
19 - 23 (Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

Course Code: AUCA

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: Not applicable to this course

B Reduced Course Fee (for eligible students): £0

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18
19 - 23 (Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

Course Code: AUCA

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: Not applicable to this course

B Reduced Course Fee (for eligible students): £0

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18
19 - 23 (Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.