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Light Vehicle Maintenance Level 1 at The Maltings College

Course description

This course will kick-start your career in the industry by providing an introduction to the specialist knowledge and skills required by a light vehicle service technician.

This is a practical, hands on course, with some elements of knowledge taught within our fully equipped working garage. Our facilities are backed up with the world renowned brand Snap-On tools, offering you access to the latest cutting edge technology. Our links with Snap-On, combined with the prestigious qualification, means you will be recognised by employers as having the skills to succeed.

Our tutors are highly advanced motor vehicle engineers from a range of industry backgrounds including vehicle service technicians, advanced diagnosis specialists, auto electricians, RAC patrols and Ferrari engineers. All actively maintain their own skills working with high profile companies. This means that they can advise, train and support your pathway into employment within the motor industry.

Course content

You will be introduced to:

  • health and safety practices in vehicle maintenance
  • good housekeeping in the automotive environment
  • materials fabrication and measuring devices

Entry requirements

To apply for a Level 1 course you must meet all our minimum criteria, including a satisfactory reference. You must be able to demonstrate a passion and interest in your chosen course. 


Multiple choice examination

Oral examination.

Portfolio of evidence.

Practical demonstration / assignment.

Financial information

Financial assistance for meals, transport, course uniform and equipment is available for students who meet the criteria set out by the DFE.

Future opportunities

Moving on from The Maltings College:

  • Apprenticeships in the industry
  • Progression to level 2 qualifications


Further information

Please complete an application form and return it to us at the following address:-

The Maltings College, Maltings Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX2 0TJ

or click on the link to apply online

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Maltings College directly.

Last updated date: 04 March 2016
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