16-18: Vocational

Vehicle Maintenance (Level 1 City and Guilds Diploma)

Course Overview

Entry requirements

English and maths GCSE at Grade 3 or better. You will also need to have a good report from your school.


This course is designed for enthusiastic 16-18s looking to get started in the motor vehicle industry.

Study units include:

  • Engine operating principles
  • Fuel and exhaust systems
  • Spark and ignition
  • Cooling Lubrication
  • Transmission
  • Wheels and tyres
  • Brakes
  • Steering and suspension
  • General maintenance
  • Removal and replacement of vehicle units
  • Safe and correct workshop procedures
  • How to use specialist tools and equipment

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What Can This Course Lead To

This course can lead to our Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles.

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