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Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 1 & Level 2 at Nacro (Sheffield )

Course description

Do cars interest you?

Would you like to learn more about them - especially how to fix them when they go wrong?

Would you like to work as part of a team in a friendly environment?

Whether you have experience or not, we can help you gain the knowledge you need for a career in the motor vehicle industry. We will help you work towards qualifications in motor vehicle repair with the possibility of progressing to higher qualifications and an apprenticeship scheme.

Technicians in Maintenance and Repair are the life blood of the industry and more are needed to replace those who leave the industry or retire.

Our qualifications include Braking systems, ignition systems and vehicle fitting and repair principles.

You will learn how to diagnose, test and repair a range of vehicles in our fully equipped workshop while being prepared for a possible placement.

Besides finding out more about the motor vehicle trade and what it can offer, you also learn things such as:

  • Basic skills 
              - English, Maths
  • Personal and social development skills - 
              - confidence building, communication, interaction etc

We have leisure activities, including the chance to use our FREE on-site gym, play football and other sports and do career and job search workshops.

Course content

Level one is mainly fast fit technician training, and includes:

  • Tyre changing and repairing
  • Brakes
  • Clutches
  • Exhausts
  • Servicing...
  • ...and more

We offer motor vehicles training up to Diploma Level 2 and now also Apprenticeships

Entry requirements

A willingness to work hard and a genuine interest in car maintenance and repair


Mostly assessment is ongoing through production of a portfolio of evidence including photographic evidence and written references etc.

We have on-line testing in centre, which you can do as soon as you are ready.


Financial information

There are no costs to coming on our course as all equipment, boots and overalls are provided.

Travel costs are subsidised

There is a subsidised canteen on site where you can get your FREE tea/coffee/toast each morning and a good healthy lunch at midday

There is also the chance of a bursary payment which you apply for at induction

Future opportunities

We will help you:

  • look for work
  • apply to College
  • move onto further training - including apprenticeship

It may be that another of our courses would benefit you or you decide to run your own business one day:

  • Sport and active leisure
  • Uniformed services
  • Catering
  • Retail

Further information

There is a certain amount of theory work, though the majority of the work is 'hands on'.

You may be eligible for weekly bursary payments 

You will be entitled to subsidised travel for training purposes.

Free use of gym throughout the course.

We are a friendly, supportive training provider, located in the centre of Sheffield (just off the Moor, behind the new fire station).

Please telephone 0114 272 2319 to find out more, for an informal friendly interview or even just for a look around.

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: 14 May 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year
  • Duration: Various
  • Course code: MV
  • Number of planned places: 60

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