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Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Diploma

Level 1

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Key Info

Learning Area   Motor Vehicle
Delivery Mode   Full-time
Duration   1 Year
Course Code   10561-CAM-22,10495-STA-22


Dates & Locations

Course Type   16-19, Adult
Location   Cornwall College Camborne
Start Date   05/09/2022


Course Type   16-19, Adult
Location   Cornwall College St Austell
Start Date   05/09/2022

If you can’t get enough of cars and have your sights set on becoming a mechanic, then this is the course for you and will be your first step in a career in automotive engineering.

The first thing you’ll notice about this course is that it’s about practical learning – you’ll be spending a lot of time in our workshop, learning by doing as you work on a range of cars and vehicles.

You’ll be looking at everything: engines, tyres, brakes, steering, suspension, transmission, and electronics. Basically, if it’s in a car, you’ll be studying it and developing all of the essential skills you need as a mechanic, carrying out maintenance and repair activities as you progress through the course.

Our workshop features industry-standard equipment and kit, exactly like a working garage. We also have a strong partnership with the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI), so employers know an automotive qualification from The Cornwall College Group means you have the very best skills as a mechanic or technician. So, if you’re a bit of a petrol head and want a career working with cars and vehicles, this is the best place to start.

As a Level 1 course, this diploma is all about introducing you to the automotive industry and developing your essential skills. You’ll be learning from experienced automotive professionals and mechanics, who are there to give you the very best start to your career.

  What You Will Learn

This one-year introduction will explain the systems, components and terminology used in the automotive industry, you will learn how the systems work and how they interact with one another. By gaining an introduction to all the systems of a car, how they work and how they interact with one another, you will be prepared for the more specialised practical repair, installation and diagnostic elements of further qualifications.

  Entry Requirements

GCSEs in English and maths at grade 4 or above. If you do not meet these entry requirements, we do offer an Entry Level 3 qualification for one year that will then allow you to go on to this diploma.

  Work Experience

As part of your course you will be required to carry out Work Experience and/or an Industry Placement.

  Assessment

You will be assessed through online assessment, practical assignments and through multi-choice exams.

  Progression

Once you’ve finished the Level 1 course, you’ll have a real understanding of light vehicle maintenance and repair and be ready to move on to the more advanced Level 2 and 3 courses. We also offer apprenticeships across the automotive industry, so if you want to earn while you learn, then you can consider that option.

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Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

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