Light Vehicle Maintenance Level 1
Type: Full Time
Subject: Engineering and Motor Vehicle
Start Date: 02 September 2019
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 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 D/3, a passion for the motor vehicle industry or successful
completion of the Introduction to Vehicle Technology Entry 3 course. Entry may
also be gained through extensive industrial experience and knowledge.
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.