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Level 1 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance | Brooklands College
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Level 1 City & Guilds Certificate and Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance

This motor vehicle course is designed to give you an awareness of all of the major operating systems of a light motor vehicle.

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About

  • Subject Area: Engineering
  • Mode: Full Time
  • Campus: Weybridge
  • About this course

    The Level 1 City and Guilds Certificate and Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance is a very thorough motor vehicle course designed to give you an awareness of all of the major operating systems of a light motor vehicle. You will develop a clear understanding of the maintenance procedures required to maintain the systems and will work on a range of vehicles in our outstanding motor vehicle workshops to hone your skills.

    As part of your programme of study you will also attend tutorial and take part in work experience.  All learners who do not have a GCSE Grade 4 or above in English and Mathematics will continue to study these subjects. 

    Facilities

    Where will I be studying?

    The Brooklands name has a long association with the engineering industry and we’re very proud to continue the tradition through our wide range of engineering courses in well-equipped workshops.

    Our excellent engineering facilities comprise several workshops including Aeroplane hanger (including a helicopter rig!) computer facilities and study areas.

    Course Details

    What modules are covered?

    • Skills in health, safety and good housekeeping in the automotive environment
    • Skills to support working relationships in the automotive work environment
    • Knowledge of health, safety and good housekeeping in the automotive environment
    • Knowledge to support working relationships in the automotive work environment
    • Introduction to vehicle technology and workshop methods and processes
    • Skills in inspection, repair and replacement of standard light vehicle tyres
    • Knowledge of inspection, repair and replacement of standard light vehicle tyres
    • Carry out basic vehicle maintenance.

    Who is the course suitable for?

    If you have already had a taste of motor vehicle courses through a school links course or have completed the Entry Level 3 City and Guilds Diploma in Vehicle Systems (3902-01), this course could be the right next step to develop your skills as a light vehicle mechanic.

    How is the course assesed?

    • Skills in health, safety and good housekeeping in the automotive environment - Assignments to assess practical and knowledge tasks
    • Skills to support working relationships in the automotive work environment - Assignments to assess practical and knowledge tasks
    • Knowledge of health, safety and good housekeeping in the automotive environment - Assignments to assess practical and knowledge tasks
    • Knowledge to support working relationships in the automotive work environment - Assignments to assess practical and knowledge tasks
    • Introduction to vehicle technology and workshop methods and processes - Online multiple choice exam
    • Skills in inspection, repair and replacement of standard light vehicle tyres - Assignments to assess practical and knowledge tasks
    • Knowledge of inspection, repair and replacement of standard light vehicle tyres - Online multiple choice exam
    • Carry out basic vehicle maintenance - Online multiple choice exam

    Are there any extra costs?

    • In advance of the course starting students will need to purchase their own Health and Safety equipment (Personal, Protective, Equipment). This will consist of Steel or composite toe safety shoes and overalls. Guidance on this will be provided during the application stage.
    • Pens, pencils, ruler, protractor, compass, eraser, line paper and a ring binder Students are allocated a certain amount of free printing, after which a small fee will be incurred.

    Entry Requirements

    What qualifications will I need?

    GCSEs grade 3 – 1 (or entry Level 3 literacy and numeracy).

    Progression

    Next Steps

    At the end of the qualification you will be interviewed by the course leaders and a decision will be made based on attendance, punctuality and achievement as to whether you can progress onto the Level 2 City and Guilds Certificate or Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles.

    Alternatively, you could progress into full-time employment in the Retail Motor Industry or aim for an apprenticeship position with a motor vehicle garage.  

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