Motor Vehicle courses
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Light Vehicle Maintenance, IMI Diploma
What will I do on this course?
This study programme will provide you with the opportunity to carry out an in-depth study of vehicle systems and further explore the automotive industry. You will learn about routine vehicle maintenance, light vehicle chassis units, and light vehicle transmissions and drivelines.
You will get the opportunity to undertake a one-week work experience placement in the automotive industry. The course comprises practical work in our Automotive Training Centre, tutorial support, employability development and vocational study skills. We will also develop your English and maths skills as part of this course.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed through workshop observations, an e-portfolio and an online multiple-choice questionnaire.
What could I do after this course?
This study programme could lead to a job in the motor industry, and you can increase your skills and earn a higher wage by completing our Level 3 qualification in Light Vehicle Maintenance or a Vehicle Maintenance Advanced Apprenticeship..
A range of GCSEs at Grade 3 and above and ideally completion of a recognised Level 1 Automotive (or similar) qualification.
Occupations related to Light Vehicle Maintenance, IMI Diploma
Vehicle technician, mechanic or electrician
Vehicle technicians, mechanics and electricians accept calls for help and repair and service the mechanical parts and electrical/electronic circuitry and components of cars, lorries, buses, motorcycles and other motor vehicles, and repair and service auto air-conditioning systems.
Employment in region: 7,548 positions
Vehicle body builder or repairer
Job holders in this unit group construct and repair the bodies of road vehicles, and fit interior and exterior fittings to vehicle bodies.
Employment in region: 724 positions
What Our Students Say
Alessandro Tessitore, Motor vehicle
“The facilities and the tutors were excellent and exceeded my expectations”
Course: Motor Vehicle
What next? Allessandro has progressed onto the Level 3 course.