Gateway Automotive Work placement

February discussed with Jake Gateway Automotive goals
March 8-10 Jake enrolled for Gateway Avon City Ford Intro to Work Place course.
This course allows the students to work within an automotive Dealership. Allowing them
the opportunity to view the different departments in the dealership, to see the range of
jobs that are being carried out and gain information about them so they can look at career
options. This allows the student to gain knowledge and credits before they choose their
work experience placement. The students will also complete Health & Safety knowledge
assessments along with a range of practical exercises to help them to keep safe in their
work placement.
Practical Activities
Hoisting and Jacking up vehicles
Identify tyre wear and sizes, the reasons for balancing wheels and on vehicle wheel rotation
Remove and refit a wheel onto a vehicle
Balance a wheel off a vehicle
Tools and vehicle componentry knowledge
Unit Standards:
29579 - Level 2, Credit 4: - DKO of good work habits and safe working practices in the
motor related industries
21679 - Level 2, Credit 2: - DKO interchanging and balancing road wheels in the motor
industry
21722 - Level 2, Credit 2:- Balance wheels off a vehicle in the motor industry
21869 - Level 2, Credit 1:- Remove road wheels in the motor industry

Curriculum Levels: 
7