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IMI Level 1 in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair at Trafford College

Course description

The units of study will include:* Working Safely and effectively during Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair* Foundation Skills for Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair* Light Vehicle Construction & Light Vehicle Maintenance* Operating Principles of Light Vehicle Tyres, Brakes, Steering and Suspension systems* Operating Principles or Light Vehicle Engine* Operating Principles & Maintenance of Light Vehicle Transmission system* Operating Principles & Maintenance of Light Vehicle Electrical & Electronic SystemFunctional Skills: Students will also be required to carry out Key Skills qualifications in Communication and Application of Number at Level 1.The course is a mixture of practical and theoretical knowledge. Approximately 25% of the week will be classroom based.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at Grade E including Maths and English and a successful interview


Assessment is by theoretical testing and practical assignments.

Future opportunities

Successful candidates can progress to the IMI Certificate in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Level 2 or onto an apprenticeship.

Further information

Please contact course enquiries on 0161 886 7070

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 13 May 2016
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      The site is situated on Talbot Road (A5014), 2 miles from M602 slip Road (Junction 3) and 2 miles from Junction 7 of the M60. The College is located opposite Lancashire County Cricket Club and approximately 10 minutes walk from Old Trafford Football Ground.