(Motor) Light Vehicle System Maintenance Level 1 at New College Nottingham
Our motor courses are all based at Bristol Street Motors in Sherwood where you’ll study in a fully commercial garage. This course will be your first
step into the motor industry, where you’ll gain all the essential knowledge and skills you’ll need to progress to a career as a vehicle technician. There’s a great balance between theory and practical work giving you the tools you’ll need to succeed.
The number of people employed as technicians will rise to more than 3,000 in the next year, with the average starting salary of £15k rising to £37k per year with experience. This is a great course for anybody who has a passion for cars, understanding how they work and enjoys solving problems and fixing things.
You will learn how to perform basic maintenance checks, adjustments and component replacement on light vehicles.
Modules you’ll study include:
- Tools, equipment and materials for vehicle maintenance
- Engine liquid cooling and lubrication systems
- Vehicle braking systems components and maintenance
- Routine vehicle maintenance processes and procedures on vehicles
- Vehicle wheels and tyres construction and maintenance
- Vehicle exhaust systems components and maintenance
- Steering and suspension systems components and maintenance
You'll need 4 GCSEs at grades A-D including English, Maths and Science.
All full time further education courses are free for UK and EU residents who are between 16 and 18. If you're 19 or over please click here for information on how we can help with fees and speak to one of our friendly advisors on 0115 9 100 100.
You’ll take part in continuous practical assessments and tests.
You can progress to Level 2 Light Vehicle Maintenance Diploma.
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How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact New College Nottingham directly.