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Light Vehicle Maintenance Level 1

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Type: Full Time

Subject: Engineering and Motor Vehicle

Level:

Start Date: 06 September 2021

Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information

Course Length

1 Year

Level

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 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.

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