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Where will this course lead?

This course is designed with the mechanically intrigued mind. The course is designed to give you a practical hands-on approach to stripping down and rebuilding a motor vehicle engine unit. If you have always been fascinated in how engines work and more importantly how the components work together this course is ideal for you. This course is a single module that will allow you to gain confidence working with engine units.

What will I study?

You will study the theory of both petrol and diesel engines, the components contained within the engine units and how the engine components fit together. You will be taken through the step-by-step process of combustion and the key differences between petrol and diesel engine units. After this, you will then put your theoretical knowledge to the test by stripping down an engine unit and completely rebuilding it to a good industry standard. You will remove the following components, piston, crankshaft, camshaft, valves and other ancillary items. Please note, This course will cover theoretical principles of engine timing but not practical skills.

How will this course be delivered?

This course will be delivered over four weeks within a practical environment. Part of the lesson will undertake theory of engine units and the combustion process for both diesel and petrol vehicles and will give a hands-on practical approach on how to remove and replace engine components.

What qualifications will I get?

You will receive a college certificate upon successful completion of this course.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed practically and be asked to complete a small questionnaire at the end of the course.

How do I get a place on the course?

Please contact our student services desk by dialling 0121 678 7000, option 2 for Enrolment. If you are unable to reach student services, please send an e-mail to Community@solihull.ac.uk.

What are the entry requirements?

You must be aged 19+.

What else do I need to know?

Please note due to the nature of the environment engine components can be dirty please wear appropriate clothing and steel toe capped boots are required.

What can I do after this course?

This course can aid you will a good basic understanding of engine systems enough to progress on to a Level 1 programme or you may progress on to another motor vehicle related course.

Location

Woodlands Campus

Start Date

10/04/2024

Day

Wednesday

Time

18:00-20:30

Course Fee

£35

Course Code

CLEAQ000E002S

Study Mode

Part Time

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Location

Woodlands Campus

Start Date

15/05/2024

Day

Wednesday

Time

18:00-20:30

Course Fee

£35

Course Code

CLEAR000E002S

Study Mode

Part Time

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Engine Rebuilding

What’s Involved?

Predicted Employment

How much can I earn?

£17,680
NATIONAL AVERAGE

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