Level 1 City and Guilds Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance


You will learn the theory and practical skills for a range of motor vehicle units. To pass the course you will need to complete practical tasks to the required standard from the awarding body. Your tutor will help you to prepare for these. At the same time, you will be improving your wider skills such as Maths, English and ICT. These are all skills you will need to progress to the next level as well as a good reference from your college tutor.

You will study Engine operating principles, fuel and exhaust systems, spark and ignition, cooling, lubrication, transmission, wheels and tyres, brakes, steering and suspension, general maintenance and removal and replacement of vehicle units. You will also learn safe and correct workshop procedures and how to use specialist tools and equipment, and at the same time have the opportunity to further develop your English, Maths and ICT skills.

Subject: Vehicle Mechanics
Qualification Type: BTEC
Study Location: Tower Hamlets Campus

Entry Requirement:

2 or 3 GCSEs at grade 2 including English Language and maths. High level of passion and enthusiasm related to the engineering industry. At interview, you must demonstrate that you are keen to study and will attend all your classes.

Proven experience working with motor vehicles not compulsory but will prove beneficiary.


Where does it lead:

Progress to a Level 2 City and Guilds Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles


Who is the course available for: 16-18

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