The typical learner for this qualification will be 19 years plus, working in industry and will hold a Level 3 Automotive technical qualification and/or an Advanced Apprenticeship. They will have experience of diagnosing and rectifying faults on a wide range of vehicle systems, including electrical system operations.
The purpose and aim of this new IMI Awards’ Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Automotive Studies for Master Technicians (VRQ) is to offer individuals who are experienced technicians in the automotive industry the opportunity to develop their knowledge of:
– Management principles
– Advanced vehicle technologies, including alternative fuel vehicles
– Liaising with manufacturers and suppliers on technical matters
– Providing colleagues with technical advice and support
– Undertaking diagnostic consultations with customers
This evening qualification also meets the knowledge (Vocationally Related Qualification) requirement for the IMI SSC Higher Apprenticeship in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair, for the ‘Advanced Diagnostics and Management Principles’ pathway.
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