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Motorcycle Maintenance IMI Diploma Level 1 at Waltham Forest College

Course description

This qualification is ideal for anyone who wishes to pursue a career as a Motorcycle Technician or anyone keen to develop their knowledge of the Motor industry in a service and repair environment.

Level 1 is the first step on the route to taking you from beginner's level all the way through to a qualified mechanic. You can then decide whether you would like to take your skills into a dealership, or even a high octane Formula One environment.

Course content

Motorcycle construction and routine maintenance
Operating principles of motorcycle engines
Brakes, tyres and suspension systems

Entry requirements

Normally 4 GCSEs at Grade G or above including
English and Maths
Interview and assessment


Practical assessments in the workshop
Written assessment
Online tests

Future opportunities

Progression to a Level 2 Motorcycle Diploma or an Apprenticeship.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Waltham Forest College directly.

Last updated date: 25 July 2017
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    • Train:

      Trains run to Blackhorse Road station from Gospel Oak and Ba

      rking (a bus can then be taken to Priestley Way).


      The Victoria Line stops at Blackhorse Road station, which is approximately a 5 minutes walk to Priestley Way. Alternatively, you can get a bus.


      Buses 230 and 123 stop at Blackhorse Road station, take the 158 bus from Blackhorse Road station and get off at Priestley Way.