Motor Vehicle Maintenance

  • 051 Knowledge of health, safety and good housekeeping in the automotive environment
  • 054 Knowledge of materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices used in the automotive environment
  • 151 Knowledge of servicing a light vehicle
  • 154 Knowledge in removing and replacing light vehicle chassis units and components (Steering, Brakes & Suspension)
  • 001 Practical application skills in health, safety and good housekeeping in the automotive environment
  • 004 Practical skills in materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices used in the automotive environment
  • 101 Practical skills in routine light vehicle maintenance (servicing and legal requirements to meet roadworthiness of motor vehicle)
  • 101.2 Practical skills in removing and replacing light vehicle engine components; this unit also includes simple fault finding. (Mechanical and Electrical).
  • 104 Practical Skills in removing and replacing light vehicle chassis units and components (Steering, Brakes & Suspension)

  • Entry requirements

    A good level of English and basic computer skills (Microsoft Word and Excel) are required.

  • Who is the course for?

    Those wishing to join the motor industry or wishing to learn more about cars or to follow a hobby.

  • Study methods

    50% practical and 50% theory delivered through blended learning: face to face, Google classroom, I-GVS, Zoom and other online learning.

    Theory is delivered through blended learning which may include face to face and some online learning including Google classroom, I-GVS, Zoom and other online learning platforms. The mode of delivery will be governed by the Covid-19 guidelines adopted by the college at that time and may vary throughout the course.


    Suitable safety boots and overalls will be required to carry out practical activities in the workshop and may be purchased from Amazon, B&Q etc.

    The candidate must provide their own boots and overalls.
    Please note the overalls should be navy colour and are described as workshop or warehouse coats at many outlets



  • How is the course assessed?

    Two online exams, three centre devised exams, portfolio building and assessment.

  • More information


    This is a full cost commercial course and all students pay fees, no concessions are available.

    ‘Fee refunds for commercial courses will not be awarded after two weeks before the scheduled start date of
    the course, unless the course is cancelled by the College.’

    Certification is based upon the achievement of the passing the course content and paying the fees in full.

    Once you have clicked the Enrol Now button and completed and submitted your online application, Sanjay Suri, Commercial Manager (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) will be in touch to discuss your application further.

  • Where Next – Job Opportunities

    This qualification would improve your chances of entering into, or progression within, the motor industry including the following roles: motor mechanic, garage receptionist, car salesman, garage trainee and parts personnel.

  • Where Next – Further Studies
    • Introduction to Auto Electrics (IMI Endorsed) - PT Evening
    • Vehicle Fault Diagnostics

  • How to apply

    This course requires an informal telephone interview. Please click the orange button below to fill out the application form with your details and we will be in touch to arrange a time to contact you.

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