Light Vehicle Maintenance Level 1
Type: Full Time
Subject: Engineering and Motor Vehicle
Start Date: 31 August 2022
Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information
Who is it for
This course is a natural progression from the introductory level qualification for
students who wish to increase their knowledge and practical skills ready for
employment. The course will provide you with an insight into life as a motor
Mechanic or Technician and is a great way to begin your journey on the way to a very rewarding career.
Interview Skills Assessment
You will be required to attend a Welcome Event, details will be provided upon application.
What will I need
Entry level 3 qualification or 3 GCSEs at grade 3/D or above including maths and English.
What is covered
During your study you will cover more advanced motor vehicle subjects such as
chassis technology, engines, transmission and electrical and electronic technology.
The qualification is also accredited as a technical certificate for use with the NVQ
and/or apprenticeship programmes.
You will cover topics such as:
• Vehicle construction and routine maintenance
• Operating principles of tyres, brakes, steering and suspension systems
• Operating principles of engines
• Operating principles and maintenance of electrical and electronic systems
What can this course lead to
This course may offer an entry route to apprenticeship programmes or Level 2
Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles, providing you have achieved
English and maths functional skills.
Are there any additional costs
You will need to supply your own overalls and safety boots. You will not be required
to supply tools for practical work, but you will need to bring along sufficient
stationery for class work.