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Basic Car Maintenance - Part-time

Male motor vehicle student standing in front of ramps that have cars with their bonnets open

Course outline

If you are 19+ and want to learn how to repair your own vehicle, then this course could be for you!

You will learn basic component identification and repair procedures to manufacturer specifications on engines, braking, steering and suspension, and exhaust systems. As well as introductory practical welding skills and workshop health and safety.

You will work on vehicles in a fully equipped practical workshop inside a former main dealership in the centre of the city. You will learn or improve practical skills and knowledge from experienced automotive technicians.

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Location Date / time Fees / reductions
London Road

Start: 7th October 2020

End: 16th December 2020

Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Day: Wednesday

Tuition fee: £75

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits. Please see our Financial Help page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Course code: C032959 / Q032960


College Certificate

Level Level 1
Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.


You will be assessed on practical skill elements in each of the subject areas, as well as online portfolio evidence and phase tests.


You could progress onto a full-time motor vehicle course.