Level 1 VRQ Dip in Vehicle Maintenance and Motorcycle Option


There are more than 30 million vehicles on Britain’s roads – providing work for an army of skilled servicing and maintenance staff? This broad-based course consisting of both practical and theory assessments aimed at those wishing to progress within this dynamic industry.

You will have the opportunity to use our fully-equipped workshop, one of the largest motor vehicle facilities in the region, and our extensive fleet of vehicles to gain an insight into the repair techniques required in the motor vehicle repairs industry. This introduction will prepare you for progression to the Level 2 and 3 qualifications (full-time or as an apprentice) where you will be using our modern diagnostic scan-tools, wheel alignment systems, tyre fitting machines and the latest auto data plus, you will also have dedicated classrooms.
You will repair a large range of vehicles under expert tuition from our highly experienced teaching staff. You will also gain a broad understanding of health and safety in the workplace and other skills associated with working in a garage. Your further studies in this area, at Level 2 and above, will qualify you for working in all different areas of the motor vehicle industry.

City & Guilds Level 1 VRQ Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance and Motorcycle Option

One Year Full Time

Progression routes shown are dependent on successful completion of qualifications and meeting entry criteria.
Study options may include:
• City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Motor Vehicle Service, Maintenance and Repair.
Employment options may include:
• Motor Vehicle Technician
• Body Repairer, or Fitter
• Auto Electrician
• Breakdown Engineer

You may also like….
• Motor Vehicle Level 2
• Motor Vehicle Level 3

Course Costs
Please note that any costs shown here are subject to change and that there may be additional material costs for your course.
There are various bursaries available to support eligible students with course-related costs.

Aged 16-18 years
There are no tuition or examination fees

Aged 19 or over (at the start of the course)
Tuition Fee £945 | Registration/Exam Fee £150

What does this subject include?

Topics you will cover include:

  • Health & Safety and Housekeeping
  • Working Relationships
  • Carrying out Basic Routine Maintenance
  • Introduction to Vehicle Technology &
    Workshop - Methods & Processes

What is the structure of the course?

A broad-based course consisting of both practical and theory assessments aimed at those wishing to progress within the motor industry.

All full-time students are required to study maths and English at the appropriate level.

What are the entry requirements?

  • Be at least 16 years of age at the start of the course
  • Have a keen interest in motor vehicles
  • Have undertaken GCSE’s and achieved 2-1

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