Motor Vehicle

Level 1 Certificate in Motor Vehicle Studies

This programme provides you with many of the skills required by the motor vehicle industry. Successful students will be able to seek employment with a local garage or progress on to a motor vehicle mechanics or technician course. It is endorsed by the IMI (Institute of the Motor Industry) the industry's leading professional organisation.

Reference: 61024041
Duration: 36 Weeks
Course Dates: September 2022 - June 2023
Type: Full Time
Tutor: Andy Wood / Chris Goodall

Course Content

The course consists of a combination of units: 

  • Motor vehicle servicing and inspection.
  • Basic engineering skills.
  • Health & Safety.
  • Motor vehicle systems (engines, suspension, steering, transmission and electrical)
  • Functional skills or GCSE in Maths and English at an appropiate level

NOTE: As part of your programme of study, there is an expectation that you undertake a timetabled work placement or experience block of learning, this is designed to enable you to gain experience of the industry.

Method of Study

The course is split between formal classroom based study, practical workshop training and directed self-study including computer based learning packages. 

Method of Assessment

Assessment will be by the completion of written knowledge assessments and assignments, alongside a portfolio of practical assessment evidence which will be assessed formally in the motor vehicle workshops.

Entry Requirements

GCSEs at grades E-F (2-1) or Entry Level qualification or Scottish equivalent.

What Can I Do Next?

Completion of this Level 1 programme will enable you to continue your studies and progress onto a Level 2 Motor Vehicle Qualification, subject to successfully completing a progression assessment exam.

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