Transport Skills Academy
Level 2 Certificate
This course is designed for anyone wanting to develop some of the key skills and understanding of motor vehicle systems and the transport sector in the UK.
- Type of study
Availability & Details
Four GCSEs at grade 3 or above including English Language and Mathematics.
Those studying this course will have opportunities to work with both cars on the College campus and heavy goods vehicles at
an offsite centre and consists of a combination of theory and practical lessons. As a part of your study programme you will be also required to complete some work experience and study Maths and English.
To enable you to develop your own driver road awareness, for a small fee, you will also have the opportunity to a take your motorcycle CBT test. Alongside this you will also have the opportunity to study for your driver theory test and have up to 10 hours of driving tuition.
Assessment for this course is through assignments (practical assessment workbooks)comprising of practical tasks and knowledge based questions to cover all learning outcomes. Graded Pass only, and sitting an online multiple choice tests graded as Pass, Merit or Distinction.
This courses offers an ideal starting point in the transport industry. You could decide to go into driving or repair of vehicles or you could decide to move into the wider transportation industry, from planning new transport routes and lowering the environmental impact of transportation or developing the skills to run your own transport company. This fast growing sector offers many
varied progression routes.
Future Career Opportunities
My experience at the College was great, it’s very different to school, and I think it’s a good step to going to university. The support was amazing, I loved all of my teachers, they helped me through everything. The College is friendly and you will succeed.Heidi Adamson Brattland, A Level student
You’re here to learn and you want to learn, and the lecturers make it fun. You don’t have to come to college but you want to come to college.Natalie Thorpe, A Level student
I would say it’s a college that really balances academia with fun, there is lots of extra-curricular stuff that you can get involved in. It has a really good work/life balance.Laura Hagedorn, A Level student