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Level 1 City and Guilds Diploma in Motor Vehicle Studies

  • BERKSHIRE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE
  • LEVEL 1
Motor Vehicles

Course Overview

This course provides an introduction to the motor vehicle industry and prepares learners to progress on to a Level 2 qualification City and Guilds, or on to an apprenticeship.

Course Code

FF1CMOT5B0

End Date

Fri, 04 Jul 2025

Entry Requirements

City & Guilds Entry Requirements: Students must demonstrate a clear interest in vehicles and mechanical things. They will also be required to compl...

Course Code

FF1CMOT5B0

End Date

Fri, 04 Jul 2025

Entry Requirements

City & Guilds Entry Requirements: Students must demonstrate a clear interest in vehicles and mechanical things. They will also be required to compl...

Course Code

FF1CMOT5B0

End Date

Fri, 04 Jul 2025

Entry Requirements

City & Guilds Entry Requirements: Students must demonstrate a clear interest in vehicles and mechanical things. They will also be required to compl...

Course information

Example units include: Health and safety for motor vehicle studies, Introduction to battery and lighting systems, Introduction to engine liquid cooling and engine lubrication systems, Introduction to engineering equipment and materials, Introduction to spark ignition power units, Introduction to steering and suspension, Introduction to vehicle braking systems, Introduction to vehicle exhaust systems, Introduction to vehicle ignition systems.

Students who complete their main programme with sufficient time will be offered a hybrid and electric vehicle safety training programme within your course. Alongside the above study, the programme will include GCSE maths and English Language.

Those who come to us with passes (Grade 4 and above) in English and/or maths will follow a Professional Development programme alongside their main study programme.

1 Year

The course is delivered through practical and knowledge based teaching. You will attend college 3 days each week.

Level 1 City & Guilds Assessment includes: Two online multiple-choice exams. These are awarded at pass, merit or distinction level. Practical skills assessments. Written knowledge assessments. You will build a portfolio of evidence for the college-based assessments.

City & Guilds Qualification: City & Guilds Level 1 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance. Students will gain the skills and knowledge for a support role in a motor vehicle workshop.

1 week – Students will complete 1 week (5 days) Employability
training in college.

This will include readiness to work training, talks
from the BCA careers department, mock interviews, CV writing etc

City & Guilds Qualification Progression: Progression onto the Level 2 City & Guilds Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance or an apprenticeship. By the end of either course, you should be able to inspect and carry out standard maintenance on modern petrol, diesel, hybrid and electric-powered cars and light vans working with some supervision.

Level 2

You will require PPE for practical lessons, they are: Steel toe capped safety boots. Overalls. Safety glasses. For the knowledge sessions you will need the course workbook – more information about this at enrolment.

You will also require pen, paper and file for your practical and theory lessons. Lockers and workbooks are mandatory for all students and can be purchased via the College.