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Level 1 Certificate Vehicle Maintenance 

 This qualification is designed to engage and motivate students who are interested in learning about the maintenance of motor vehicles and the various roles that are available in the retail motor industry.

The qualification has a practical approach to assessment and includes many visual questioning techniques designed to stimulate and interest the learner. The learner outcomes are assessed by a variety of task based assessment, observation, oral questioning and online assessments.

Units include;

L101 Health and Safety Practices in Vehicle Maintenance

L102 Tools, Equipment and Materials for Vehicle Maintenance

EL02 Introduction to the Retail Automotive Maintenance and Repair Industry

EL12 Basic Vehicle Valeting

L103 Spark Ignition Engine Systems, Components and Operation

L107 Vehicle Braking Systems Components and Maintenance

L108 Routine Vehicle Maintenance Processes and Procedures on Vehicles

L109 Vehicle Wheels and Tyres Construction and Maintenance

L110 Vehicle Exhaust Systems Components and Maintenance

L119 Introduction to Spark Ignition Fuel Systems

Level 1 Certificate in Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy 

The Level 1 Certificate in Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy is ideal if you're thinking of starting out in hair and beauty and want an understanding of the industry - enough to succeed in a job in the area or to move on to further study.

What's involved in studying this course?

For this qualification you will complete practical demonstrations and assignment tasks. There are a total of 10 units:

003 – Shampoo and conditioning

004 – Hair plaiting

005 – Create an image using colour for the hair and beauty sector

101 – Introduction to the hair and beauty therapy

102 – Presenting a professional image in a salon

103 – Styling women’s hair

111 – Colour hair using temporary colour

112 – Create a hair and beauty image

113 – Follow health and safety in the salon

115 – Working with others in the hair and beauty sector

Which careers can this lead to?

Following completion of this qualification The Level 1 Certificate in Hairdressing and Beauty can open doors to a wide variety of roles and opportunities, including:

  • Salon Assistant
  • Apprenticeship
  • College placement where you can progress onto a Level 1 or Level 2 NVQ or VRQ Hairdressing or Beauty Therapy

BTEC Level 1 / Level 2 First Award in Construction and the Built Environment 

The BTEC Level 1 / Level 2 First Award in Construction and the Built Environment will inspire and enthuse learners to consider a career in the construction and built environment sector. The course will give learners the opportunity to gain a broad range of knowledge, understanding and skills required for work in this industry.

Skills developed through study for this course are easily transferable to a wide range of technical, engineering and practical work environments.

Students will find that this course helps support their studies in traditional subjects such as Mathematics, Science and English by application of practical skills and knowledge.

This is a two year course consisting of 8 units, both practical and theoretical, which are assessed by practical work pieces, presentations, written assignments and some externally assessed test papers.

Units include:

 Unit 1: Construction Technology

Unit 2:  Construction and Design

Unit 3:  Science and Maths in Construction

Unit 5:  Construction Drawing

Unit 6:  Carpentry and Joinery

Unit 7:  Bricklaying

Unit 8:  Painting and Decorating

Unit 11: Sustainability in Construction