Motor Vehicle Study Programme Level 1

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

The qualification supports learners, who are new to the industry, to learn, develop and allow them to 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 be able to brush up on your English and maths. You will also have an opportunity to take part in 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 occupational and experienced tutors will support you through the course to help you develop your skills and experience within the sector.

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

After completing this course you might decide to go into employment or onto a Level 2 Apprenticeship.

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12 months (Full Time)

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Vocational Taster Study Programme Motor Vehicle Level 1

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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