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Light Vehicle Maintenance (Level 1 IMI Diploma) - Full-time

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Course outline

This course is perfect if you’re interested in cars and are wanting to take your first step into the motor industry.

You’ll learn the theory behind vehicle maintenance, the essential knowledge and skills needed to become a motor vehicle technician, and how to deal with car maintenance and repair.

You can expect to put everything you learn into practice at a fully equipped garage and servicing centre at London Road. You’ll also get to work alongside experienced technicians, so you can learn from people who are already in the trade.

Units of study include options from:

  • Engine systems, components and operations
  • Engine liquid cooling and lubrication systems
  • Steering and suspension systems
  • Vehicle braking systems
  • Routine vehicle maintenance
  • Wheels and tyres
  • Exhaust systems
  • Spark ignition systems
  • Electrical foundation skills

Mandatory units studied are:

  • Health and safety
  • Tools, equipment and materials

How to apply for this course

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Location Date

Location:

London Road
Nottingham
NG2 3AH

Date:

Start: 8th September 2020

Course code: C000197 / Q001128

Qualification

IMI Level 1 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance

Duration

1 year

Level Level 1
Entry requirements

You’ll need 4 GCSEs at grades 3–1 (D–G), including English Language and Maths at grades 3–1 (D–G) or a relevant Entry 3 vocational qualification. You will also be asked to sit an initial assessment. The initial assessment must show that you are ready to study English and maths at Level 1. If your results are lower than this, don't worry, we'll find the right course for you.

Assessment

Course assessment is made up of three elements:

  • Portfolio of Evidence in Skills
  • Knowledge of Practical Tasks
  • Online Testing
Progression

Choose to follow with further studies at Nottingham College on a Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles.

Additional information

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding!

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