Level 1 IMIAL Vehicle Maintenance

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It's also a great choice if you're looking to continue your GCSEs or you're looking to start an apprenticeship or employment. 

Course content 

You can look forward to a varied programme of modules that also includes a work placement. You'll also continue your English and Maths up to GCSE level. Modules include:  

  • Spark ignition system maintenance
  • Tools, equipment and materials for vehicle maintenance
  • Vehicle driveline maintenance
  • Vehicle electrical foundation sksills
  • Vehicle lighting system maintenance.
Entry Requirements:


  • You'll need to have achieved 2 or more GCSEs between grade 2-1 (previous grade structure E-G)
  • Completion of the Rural Pathways programme and a strong interest in motor vehicles
  • Successful completion of a Level 1 in another area

Mature students without the above requirements will be considered. 

Dates & Location:

September 2019


1 year, full-time

3 days per week


We've got modern workshops here, fully equipped with three ramps and a range of modern vehicles for you to work on. All of the latest equipment is here for you to use, and you can complete your studies around the IMI Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair syllabus. You'll also have the opportunity to visit local garages and enjoy specialist guest lecturers; making sure you're on top of all the latest developments. During your course, you'll get to develop your diagnostic skills plus have hands-on tool use and mechanical training. We also have a fully-equipped welding shop for you to develop your skills.

Future Opportunities

By completing this course, you'll be able to go on to complete a Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle, Service and Repaid Principles. 

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