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Motor Vehicle Maintenance Foundation Learning Level 1 at Stephenson College

Course description

A course for people wishing to get a foot on the ladder of an exciting career in light vehicle maintenance & repair. 

Course content

A number of Units totalling a minimum of 42 credits, including Health & Safety, Braking systems, Steering and Suspension, Engine operation, Vehicle Construction, Routine Maintenance. You will also study functional skills to improve your Maths English & IT skills, along with five employability skills units.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements, but during an interview, and on the course, applicants must demonstrate a clear interest in the subject, a commitment to learning of all aspects of the course, and demonstrate appropriate standards of behaviour.


Mainly by completing set observed tasks in the workshop, and completing the supporting paperwork with the correct information. There are some formal on-line multiple choice type tests too. There is some portfolio work, and Functional skills are assessed by formal exam

Financial information

Fully funded

Future opportunities

Progression to a higher level full time course, or an opportunity to seek an apprenticeship, or look for work in the area.

Further information

How will I learn?

You will be taught in our modern well equipped workshops, as well as having some theory sessions in our comfortable classrooms. You will also carry out set practical skills in the workshop. Our teaching style adapts to the needs of our students, so you are bound to learn and find it interesting.

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: 20 May 2014
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