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Full Time Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 1

Blackburn College

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Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 1 Award. One Year Full Time This level 1 qualification covers the basic technical needs for today's motor vehicle repair industry. It provides essential knowledge for service technicians working on light vehicles (cars and vans) in all types of garages, dealerships and maintenance depots. You will study both the theory and practical aspects of the following: 1 Light Vehicle Construction and Routine Maintenance 2 Operating Principles of Light Vehicle Engines, Tyres, Brakes, Steering and Suspension Systems 3 Operating Principles and Maintenance of Light Vehicle Transmission Systems and Electrical and Electronic Systems Students also gain a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace and other skills associated with working in a garage. How Will I Be Taught? Most of your time will be spent in the motor vehicle workshops. So that your time in the workshops is as useful as possible, you will have classroom sessions where you will learn the necessary background knowledge. How Will I Be Assessed? Your knowledge will be assessed by the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) set practical assessments in a motor vehicle workshop environment, IMI set 'on-line' multiple-choice testing and by assessments set by us. What Do I Need To Get On This Course? Either A suitable 'entry' qualification Or 3 GCSEs at grade 'E' or above including Maths All our students take a College screening test that will be used to find the most suitable level for you and also to identify any support you will need. You will need a set of common workshop tools, steel toe capped footwear and workshop clothing, but don't buy anything yet - you will be advised at interview. If your family has a low income, you might get financial support for this essential equipment. What Can I Do With This Qualification? By the end of this course you will have gained some useful skills. Most of our students progress to the Level 2 full time course (see TTM210). It is also possible to progress to a Level 2 Apprenticeship (see TTM250).

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 1 Award. One Year Full Time This level 1 qualification covers the basic technical needs for today's motor vehicle repair industry. It provides essential knowledge for service technicians working on light vehicles (cars and vans) in all types of garages, dealerships and maintenance depots. You will study both the theory and practical aspects of the following: 1...

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