Motor Vehicle Study Programme Level 1

The world of car maintenance is a fast paced and exiting. If you’re looking an introduction into the motor industry then this course is for you.

The world of car maintenance is a fast paced and exiting. If you’re looking an introduction into the motor industry then this course is for you. The programme is based around three elements car valeting, tyre maintenance, general car maintenance. The course will be studied both within the class and in a work placement.

The qualification allows learners starting out in the industry to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the motor vehicle industry.

Units in the qualification cover all areas of working in retail including aspects of:

  • Basic car maintenance
  • Health and safety
  • Tyre fitting and balancing
  • Locating and identifying external and internal car parts
  • Car valeting and detailing

In addition you will work on your English & Maths and have an opportunity to undertake a sustained period of work experience with a variety of employers and providers across the city. You will also be offered a number of additional courses that aim to support and prepare you for the future and your progress to employment and further learning. Our occupationally experienced tutors will support you through the course and help you develop your skills and experience within the sector. Opportunities to train in our occupational workshops within the Centre

You will need a keen interest in working in the motor vehicle industry in the future.

After completion of this programme you could go into employment or on to a Level 2 apprenticeship programme.

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Venue: Endeavour Learning and Skills Centre
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Duration: 12 months (Full Time)

Course ID: Vocational Taster Study Programme Motor Vehicle Level 1

Start Date On-going

Career options You could improve your employability and work across a wide range of areas. Job roles Motor Vehicle Technician Motorsport Mechanic Design Engineer Maintenance Engineer Aeronautical Engineer Marine Engineer