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Light Vehicle Maintenance Level 1


Type: Full Time

Subject: Engineering and Motor Vehicle

Level: 1

Start Date: 01 September 2020

Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information

Course Length

1 Year


Level 1

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 covers more advanced motor vehicle subjects such
as chassis technology, engines, transmission and electrical and electronic technology.

Interview Skills Assessment

You will be required to attend a Welcome Event, details will be provided upon application.

What will I need

2 GCSEs at grade 1/G or above and ability to demonstrate an interest in the subject. Or Entry 3 Motor Vehicle.

What is covered

This qualification is also accredited as a technical certificate for use with the NVQ and/or apprenticeship programmes.

Topics covered include:
• 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. It is also highly regarded by employers
and can help you gain employment in a number of motor vehicle roles.

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.

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