Practical Skills Including Motor Vehicle

Staff Team

Name Position
Samantha Bailey-Price Additional Learning Curriculum Lead
Andy Phillpotts Motor Vehicle Lecturer
Anne Bell Personalised Learning Teacher

Curriculum Aims

Through the Motor Vehicle curriculum, we want students to -

  • To develop a range of transferable knowledge and life skills 
  • To give students skills to prepare them for life outside of school in readiness for independent living
  • To develop hands on vocational skills
  • Engage students in current industry practise with the motor vehicle and bicycle arenas

Core Content

What do we want students to know/be able to do?

  • Knowledge and understanding of basic DIY skills
  • Be able to use basic DIY skills, knowledge of H&S and fire safely
  • Be able to ride and maintain a bicycle
  • Identify various motor vehicle systems
  • Identify and use specialist tools and equipment correctly and safely
  • Use correct processes to remove and refit bike and car components correctly
  • Problem solve
  • Complete and understand tasks set