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Level 1 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance Systems at West Kent College

Course description

An essential introduction to the motor industry

The course is made up of core and optional units that make up credits for the qualification and prepare you to progress to a higher level vehicle maintenance and repair course.

You will learn through both theory and practical motor vehicle sessions. There will be practical assessments and external set examinations.

Supported work experience will be arranged with your tutor.

English and maths are an important part of the course, whether at functional skills or GCSE level.

Entry requirements

You will need four GCSEs at Grades D-G/3-1, including English and maths at minimum Grade E/2.

Initial assessments in English, maths and ICT showing working at or towards level 1. You should have an enthusiasm for the motor trade and a desire for a career in the industry.

Future opportunities

Progress on to Level 2 Diploma in Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (Motorsport), Intermediate Apprenticeship or other relevant qualification.

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: 30 October 2018
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