The course is made up nine units. All nine units will have to be completed to achieve the qualification.
Unit 051 – Knowledge of Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive Environment
Unit 001 – Skills in Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive Environment
Unit 053 – Knowledge of Support for Job Roles in the Automotive Environment
Unit 003 – Skills in Supporting Job Roles in the Automotive Environment
Unit 054 – Knowledge of Materials, Fabrication, Tools and Measuring Devices used in the Automotive Environment
Unit 004 – Skills in Materials, Fabrication, Tools and Measuring Devices used in the Automotive Environment
Unit 151 – Knowledge of Routine Light Vehicle Maintenance
Unit 101 – Skills in Routine Light Vehicle Maintenance
Unit 152 – Knowledge of Light Vehicle Engine Mechanical, Lubrication and Cooling System Units and Components
Unit 172 – Knowledge of Light Vehicle Fuel, Ignition, air and Exhaust System Units and Component
Unit 102 – Skills in Removing and Replacing Light Vehicle Engine Units and Components
Unit 153 – Knowledge of Removing and Replacing Light Vehicle Electrical Units and Components
Unit 103 – Skills in Removing and Replacing Light Vehicle Electrical Units and Components
Unit 154 – Knowledge of Removing and Replacing Light Vehicle Chassis Units and Components
Unit 104 – Skills in Removing and Replacing Light Vehicle Chassis Units and Components (A601/3876)
Unit 162 – Knowledge of Removing and Replacing Light Vehicle Transmission and Driveline Units and Components
The light vehicle maintenance and repair course is mainly aimed at switched on individuals who are looking to enter into the vehicle maintenance and repair sector. This highly paid skill is transferable, meaning that there is a wide ranging list of careers that this qualification is applicable to as an entry point.
A student will be gradually introduced to different skills by time served industry specialists. Students will initially start on small projects and gradually build their skills until they are ready to take on more challenging work and projects.
The Course runs from September to June for 35 weeks. There are nine units needed to be covered to achieve the qualification. Skills are taught during practical sessions in a simulated industry standard workshop environment and the knowledge or theory side is taught in mechanical themed learning spaces.
Your learning experience
// High achievement rate
// Demonstrations and visits from leading manufacturers and suppliers such as Snap on, Dayco, LUK, Lucas oils, Halfords plus others.
// Internal competitions and awards.
// Hands-on training
// Excellent progression to employment and apprenticeships.
// Practicing with latest industry standard cutting-edge tools and equipment
You will require a City and Guilds Level 1 or IMI Level 1 qualification in Light vehicle maintenance and Repair Principles, or Maths and English grade C/4.
Throughout the duration of this course, practical and theory aspects of the course are delivered. You will complete written and online assessments at the end of each unit to check you’ve learnt the appropriate knowledge. You will also be building up a portfolio of evidence of your practical tasks both written and electronic.
Performance is tracked and reviewed by mechanical tutors at specific points during the term. Satisfactory performance will be required in all aspects of the course for progression to Level 3. Progression is to a full time Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair principles or a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair principles.