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Motor Vehicle Maintenance (IMI) Level 1 Diploma at South Cheshire College

Course description

This course is designed to give you introductory skills in vehicle maintenance and repair. Areas that are covered by underpinning knowledge and workshop based learning include working safely and effectively, foundation skills, vehicle construction and routine maintenance, operating principles of tyres, brakes, steering, suspension systems, engines, transmission systems, electrical and electronic systems.

Course content

The IMI Level 1 Introductory Diploma provides you with one of the most comprehensive motor vehicle learning programmes available and will give you introductory skills in vehicle maintenance and repair. This internationally recognised qualification provides a standardised approach to the delivery and assessment of the underpinning knowledge requirements of NVQs/SVQs endorsed by the Motor Industry Training Council (MITC).

Areas that are covered by underpinning knowledge and workshop based learning include: working safely and effectively, foundation skills, vehicle construction and routine maintenance, operating principles of tyres, brakes, steering, suspension systems, engines, transmission systems, electrical and electronic systems.

All these skills will be learned in our fully equipped motor vehicle workshops which are designed to mirror a professional car dealership service environment.

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs at Grade E to G including English grade E or an equivalent qualification. All prospective students will be required to attend a pre-entry guidance interview and must complete a skills assessment.

Future opportunities

Following completion of the first year students have the option to: 1) Progress to a Level 2 course or 2) Enter the world of work

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South Cheshire College directly.

Last updated date: 17 August 2016

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    • South Cheshire College is situated in Dane Bank Avenue, Crewe and is ideally positioned for easy access. It is on major bus routes and is less than a 15 minute walk from the mainline railway station in Crewe. Junctions 16 and 17 of the M6 motorway are both only a 15 minute drive away and Manchester International airport is just 45 minutes away by rail or road.