Light Vehicle Transport Maintenance, IMI Diploma | Weston College

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September 2019
1 Year
Course code D1VMPF5SW

Light Vehicle Transport Maintenance, IMI Diploma

What will I do on this course?

This study programme will teach you the essential knowledge you’ll need to work on a range of vehicles and motor vehicle systems. It is a highly practical course, which is perfect if you are looking to start a career in vehicle maintenance.

You will learn about working safely in a garage environment, light vehicle components and engine systems and how they function. This course also includes tutorial support, employability development, work experience and 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 2 qualification in Light Vehicle Maintenance or a Vehicle Maintenance Intermediate Apprenticeship.


Entry Requirements

A commitment to learning and interest in motor vehicles, plus a successful interview.

Course Level

Level 1

Occupations related to Light Vehicle Transport 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.

Average annual earnings: £20,982
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.

Average annual earnings: £25,116
Employment in region: 724 positions

What Our Students Say

Alessandro Tessitore, Motor vehicle


Alessandro Tessitore

“The facilities and the tutors were excellent and exceeded my expectations”

Course: Motor Vehicle

What next? Allessandro has progressed onto the Level 3 course.

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