You will learn the basics of vehicle maintenance to prepare you for work in this area. The course also includes general life and personal development skills to make you a more attractive prospect for employers.
- Life skills
- Basic vehicle maintenance, including mending punctures and cleaning cars
- Personal and social development
- Work experience and employability skills
- English and Maths, as required.
One year full-time, normally in College three days a week.
More advanced Foundation Studies courses are run at the College, or this can be used to progress to a subject-specific programme as you pursue your chosen career.
Work in garages, as a mechanic, for large vehicle repair companies and many more.
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One satisfactory reference is needed, along with a clear interest in the subject.
NPTC Entry Level 2 and 3 Awards, Certificates and Diplomas in Skills For Working Life (Plants)
Ricky has always loved gardening and is determined to make a career of it. He plans to progress onto the level three programme at Bishop Burton College.
Q: What do you like about Bishop Burton College?
A: I really enjoy being at the College and I have learned a lot about plants during my time here. It is a friendly College with nice, understanding staff.
Q: What is the best thing about your course?
A: We do a lot of fun and different activities and go on some very interesting trips.
Q: What are your hopes for the future?
A: When I have completed by studies at Bishop Burton College I really want to work as a gardener.