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Motor Vehicle - Study Programme at LifeSkills

Course description

Study Programmes are designed to help you progress into Employment with training, an Apprenticeship or further training.

Do you like working on cars? Want to learn how they work and how to fix them? Whether it’s for a career or just an interest the Motor Vehicle course could be just the thing for you. You will learn about the different types of vehicles, and learn basic mechanics plus a core learning of English and Maths as well as Employability Skills and Personal Development. All aimed at helping get you the confidence and qualifications you need to progress onto the next stage of your chosen career.

To apply you must be 16-18 years old have bags of drive and enthusiasm coupled with a serious interest in cars - there are limited places available so you have to really want it. If successful you will work towards either a Level 1 Vehicle Systems and Maintenance or a Level 2 Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles Qualification.
Some of the things you will cover are: Vehicle Transmission Systems, Steering & Suspension, Vehicle Engine Cooling, Vehicle Fuel & Exhaust, Vehicle Spark Ignition System, Vehicle Wheels & Tyres, Vehicle Body and Interior Cleaning.

So what is stopping you? Apply now and start to Learn a Living!

Entry requirements

Not in education, employment or training.

Future opportunities

Once completed learners progress onto employment or an apprenticeship programme.

Further information

Contact us directly on 0800 62 26 493, visit or

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact LifeSkills directly.

Last updated date: 14 May 2015
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      LifeSkills delivers a wide range of Study Programmes from its two centres in Basildon.

      At Acorn house you can study either Customer Service, Childcare and Nail and Beauty .

      At Bowlers Croft you can study either Motor Vehicle or Construction.

      As well as your chosen vocation you will also continue to Study maths and English and develop your employability, all vital in helping you succeed and Learn a Living

      Apply now, see the website or contact us on 01268 272 200 for more details