Course Information

City & Guilds Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Automotive Diagnostic Techniques

City & Guilds
Sessions

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Part-Time
Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 15 September 2020
Day: Tuesday
Time: 18:00–22:00
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 4
Total Hours: 120
Fee: 485
Places Available: 16
Course Coordinator: Paul.O'Loughlin@swc.ac.uk

Part-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 17 September 2020
Day: Thursday
Time: 17:00–21:00
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 4
Total Hours: 120
Fee: 485
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator: Declan.McCaughey@swc.ac.uk

Part-Time
Campus: Enniskillen (Tech & Skills)
Week Starting: 17 September 2020
Day: Thursday
Time: 17:00–21:00
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 4
Total Hours: 120
Fee: 485
Places Available: 16
Course Coordinator: Raymond.Fitzpatrick2@swc.ac.uk

Description

The Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Automotive Diagnostic Techniques enables learners to enhance their logical thinking skills. The course will enable you to enhance your diagnostic skills to a higher level. Advanced diagnostic skills require not only technical skills but the ability to carry out logical, structured thinking, investigation processes and resolution skills. This course will fulfil that requirement.

Course Content

The course consists of three Units that are delivered over a two year part time period. Unit 1 Advanced Diagnostic Techniques; this unit develops practical skills and theoretical knowledge required to identify, diagnose and rectify vehicle system faults. Unit 2 Communicate and Liaise Effectively; this unit develops practical skills and knowledge required to accurately and effectively identify and meet customer needs in relation to their vehicle. Unit 3 Provide Technical Support and Supervision; this unit develops practical skills and theoretical knowledge required to provide a range of technical and personal development support to colleagues.

Assessment Method

Assessment of this qualification is carried out by assignments including knowledge questions and tracking sheets to produce a portfolio of evidence.

Progression Opportunities

This course gives Learners the opportunity to progress their career within the motor vehicle industry or progression to higher education courses such as Level 5 Higher Apprenticeship in Automotive Leadership and Management or Foundation Degree in Automotive Engineering or Automotive Technology.

Entry Requirements

Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance studies, or equivalent. Learners must be currently working within the Motor Vehicle Industry. Learners without formal qualifications but with five years' experience may be accepted on the course by interview.