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Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles Level One Certificate at East Riding College

Course description

If you are thinking of a career in the motor industry then this course could be what you are looking for. This qualification has a predominately practical approach to assessment, and includes many visual questioning techniques, which will stimulate and interest the learner. The qualification’s combination of units provides learners with the flexibility in the choice of the areas they wish to develop their knowledge and skills in.

 This course is a broad introduction to light vehicle maintenance and repair principles and is aimed at giving learners basic knowledge of the subject with a view to progressing onto further study.

Course content

The course will cover the maintenance and repair of:

  • Engines
  • Steering and suspension
  • Brakes
  • Exhaust Chassis
  • Electrical systems

Entry requirements

  • Entry Level Three Diploma for the Introduction to Vehicle Technology
  • GCSEs in English, mathematics and a science subject
  • A desire to become a motor vehicle engineer
  • A satisfactory interview and an initial assessment


You will be assessed by a range of techniques to include observation of practical activities in workshops, oral questioning, written reports and online testing.

Future opportunities

This course could help you get a job, improve your career prospects, enable you to progress onto the Level Two Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles or secure an apprenticeship.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact East Riding College directly.

Last updated date: 05 April 2016

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