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Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 1
Qualification:
 
Date:
September 
Days:
TBA 
Study Mode
Full Time 
Assessment:
Practical Assessment and Coursework 
Level:
Area:
Automotive/Motor Vehicle 
Course Code:
CFIMV1 
 
Entry Requirements
4 GCSEs at A*-E or acceptable alternatives, must include English Language.
 
 

Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 1

Theory lessons covering the required technology are classroom based, giving you the opportunity to take notes to aid your studies. Practical lessons take place in the motor vehicle workshops and give you the opportunity to develop the skills needed to pass the assessments.


About the Course

You will learn about Health and safety and the tools and specialist equipment. In addition the course will cover the parts of an engine and how it operates, maintenance of brakes, wheels and exhausts.

You will need to bring your own overalls and safety boots for workshop sessions. All other safety equipment will be provided.

Functional Skills lessons also form an important part of your course. They include English and Maths for you to help you improve your skills in these areas. There will be Exams when you are ready.

Your progress will be reviewed regularly in tutorial sessions





Key Units

Key units in this course are:
  • Health and Safety in the Workplace
  • Locating, interpreting and using technical information
  • Applying Engineering Techniques in an Automotive Environment 
  • Knowledge relating to automotive foundation skills
  • Moving loads and vehicle lifting
  • Vehicle materials and joining methods
  • Knowledge relating to corrosion protection
  • Preparation to become a vehicle driver
  • Introduction to mobile automotive repair trades
  • Health and safety practices in a maintenance and repair environment
  • Tools, equipment and consumable materials for vehicle maintenance
  • Compression ignition engine system components and operations
  • Air and liquid cooling system components and operation
  • Lubrication system components and operation
  • Compression ignition fuel system maintenance
  • Vehicle driveline maintenance
  • Routine vehicle maintenance processes and procedures
  • Vehicle steering and suspension system components and maintenance
  • Spark ignition engine system components and operation
  • Light vehicle braking system components and maintenance
  • Light vehicle wheel and tyre construction and maintenance
  • Light vehicle exhaust system components and maintenance
  • Electrical foundation skills
  • Lighting system maintenance
  • Vehicle exterior valeting and detailing
 



Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at A*-E or acceptable alternatives, must include English Language.


Assessment

Practical Assessment and Exams


Where does this Lead

Throughout the course there will be opportunities to undertake work experience and progression onto an apprenticeship programme.

It can support their progress to a Level 2 Diploma and also supplement their progress to GCSEs and other appropriate destinations, such as Apprenticeships and employment.
 




Tell Me More


You will be expected to study independently in your own time, building up your knowledge of motor vehicle technology.

Applicants should have willingness and a desire to study on a motor vehicle course, be able to take in technical information and demonstrate practical ability in a workshop setting


Extra Costs

  • Boots and overalls
  • Books: 
1) Vehicle and Engine Technology - Heisler
2) Fundamentals of Motor Vehicle Technology - Hillier