Competency in Diagnosing and Rectifying Light Vehicle Transmission and Driveline Faults


Unit Reference Number:     K/601/3791

Learning OutcomesAssessment Criteria
1Be able to work safely when carrying out light vehicle transmission and driveline diagnostic and rectification activities1.1Use suitable personal protective equipment and vehicle coverings when using light vehicle diagnostic methods and carrying out rectification activities
1.2Work in a way which minimises the risk of damage or injury to the vehicle, people or environment.
2Be able to use relevant information to carry out the task2.1Select suitable sources of technical information to support light vehicle diagnostic and rectification activities including:a vehicle technical dat
ab diagnostic test procedures
2.2Use sufficient diagnostic information in a systematic way to enable an accurate diagnosis of light vehicle transmission and driveline system faults
3Be able to use appropriate tools and equipment3.1Select the appropriate tools and equipment necessary for diagnostic and rectification activities
3.2Ensure that equipment has been calibrated to meet manufacturers’ and legal requirements
3.3. Use the equipment required, correctly and safely throughout all light vehicle transmission and driveline diagnostic and rectification activities
4Be able to carry out light vehicle transmission and driveline diagnosis, rectification and test activities4.1Use diagnostic methods that are relevant to the symptoms presented
4.2Evaluate dismantled sub-assemblies for their condition and suitability for repair or replacement
4.3Carry out all diagnostic and rectification activities following:a manufacturers’ instruction
sb recognised researched repair method
sc workplace procedure
sd health and safety requirements
4.4Ensure all repaired or replacement components and units conform to the vehicle operating specification and any legal requirements
4.5Adjust components and units correctly to ensure that they operate to meet system requirements
4.6Use testing methods that are suitable for assessing the performance of the system rectified
4.7Ensure the light vehicle transmission and driveline system rectified performs to the vehicle operating specification and any legal requirements
4.8Complete all system diagnostic activities within the agreed timescale.
5Be able to record information and make suitable recommendations5.1Produce work records that are accurate, complete and passed to the relevant person(s) promptly in the format required
5.2Make suitable and justifiable recommendations for cost effective repairs
5.3Identify and report any expected delays in completion to the relevant person(s) promptly in the format required.
5.4Record and report any additional faults noticed during the course of their work promptly in the format required