Level 1 IMI Diploma in

Transport Maintenance – Light Vehicle

Do you love cars? Fancy learning how to repair and maintain them? This course is a great starting point to introduce the basic mechanical skills you’ll need to work in the automotive repair industry.

Training in our specialist Motor Vehicle Technology Centre, our experienced tutors will help you to become familiar with vehicle engines, wheels and tyres, braking systems and other key skills such as welding.

Course includes

What will I study?

  • Vehicle chassis
  • Petrol and diesel engines
  • Transmissions systems
  • Welding and fabrication
  • Health and safety
  • Auto electrics
  • Wheels and tyres
  • Steering, suspension and braking systems
  • Functional Skills or GCSE in English and Maths depending on previous qualifications

How long will it take?

  • 1 year, full-time

What qualifications do I need to start?

  • Some GCSEs at grades E/F

What qualifications will I gain?

Course options after this programme

Career options

  • Apprenticeships in the motor vehicle industry
  • Service mechanic/fitter
Useful information

How much will this course cost?

If you are under 19 on 31st August 2017 the tuition fees and exam costs are free for our courses. If you are aged 19 or over you may have to pay a fee.

You may also be required to pay costs associated with study tours or additional qualifications.

For more information on fees and to find out about what financial support may be available to you visit the student finance pages on our website.

Transport

Our college buses pick up over 1,000 students each day from a wide area. The cost of daily transport is subsidised if travelling on the College bus service. To find out the cost of transport and a bus route near you visit the transport pages on our website.

Accommodation

At Reaseheath we have on-site residential accommodation for 785 students. If you are aged over 16 and studying on a full-time course you may apply for a residential place. Visit the accommodation pages on our website for more information.

How do I apply?

If you have found a course you are interested in and are in Year 11 or above you can apply now online. For a step by step guide on the application process visit the how to apply pages on our website.

Frequently Asked Questions

You can find out more information about this course on our FAQs page.