National 4 SfW Automotive Skills (Course Code: C271 74)

SCQF Level 4 (24 SCQF credit points)

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Why study SfW Automotive Skills?

The automotive sector influences our daily lives, for as example as commuters travelling to work, using public transport, heavy goods vehicles delivering goods to customers or the emergency services responding to need. The automotive sector in Scotland employs some 40,000 people, around 2% of the Scottish workforce. The industry offers many careers including vehicle sales and hire, customer service and parts sales and vehicle repair and maintenance.

This course will help you develop the practical skills, knowledge and understanding of employability skills needed within the automotive industry as well as introducing you to the wide range of jobs within it.

Automotive Skills offers good opportunities if you enjoy:

Career Pathways

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What do I need to get in?

Entry is at the discretion of the school or college.

What will I study?

The course is made up of four compulsory units, each one taking 40 hours of study.

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Where will I take the course?

Work experience/placements

How will I be assessed?

Assessment will be based on a range of practical activities in real or simulated workplace settings. Tutors will observe and keep records of your work. Some assessment may be done online using an e-portfolio system.

What can I go on to next?

You may be able to progress to:

 Employment /Training

 Further/Higher Education

Further study, training or employment in:

Which jobs are related to this subject?