Course


Motor Vehicle Maintenance Level 1

Study Level


Level 1

Course Code


IMI Certificate

Location


Great Yarmouth Campus

Lowestoft Campus

Duration


1 Year

FT / PT


Full-time

This course covers the basic techniques needed for today’s motor vehicle repair industry. It provides essential knowledge for service technicians working on light vehicles (cars and vans) in all types of garage dealerships and maintenance depots.

Some of the areas covered are:

  • Health and Safety
  • Steering Systems
  • Braking Systems
  • Suspensions Systems
  • Petrol Engines
  • Cooling Systems
  • Lubrication Systems

You will study theory in a classroom, with modern rigs and resources. Practical lessons will be in our fully equipped four ramp workshop, with a full MOT test lane (Lowestoft Campus). Students from the programme also have access to the online learning platform LJ Create. Our lecturers have current ties to industry to ensure you have the latest information regarding your future career.

 

Requirements

The entry requirements are a grade 3 in Maths and English.

Assessment

There will be a variety of assessments throughout the course. The majority of these will be practical and there will be online assignments and one online exam. All IMI work will be completed on the IMI online ePortfolio system.

Progression

The usual progression route from Level 1 is to go on to the Level 2 Sub Diploma or an Apprenticeship.

We have a number of ex-students that are working at both independent garages and main dealerships including Robinsons Audi, Lings Honda, Mitchells Renault, John Grose Ford and Kia, Simpsons Skoda and more. One is working within motorsport and another has set up his own mobile mechanic business.

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