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What's covered?

This is a practical, hands-on course that allows students to develop basic skills in key areas of Automotive Maintenance and Repair. Lessons will take place in the classroom as well as our fully equipped motor vehicle workshops. You will learn how a modern motor vehicle works, develop hand skills, engineering methods and use of automotive equipment ready for the working environment.

This course will provide you with an introduction to the following areas:

  • Automotive foundation skills.
  • Industry expectation for Health and Safety.
  • Engine systems.
  • Chassis systems (Brakes, suspension, steering and wheels/tyres).
  • Transmissions and drivelines.
  • Electrical components.
  • Employability skills.

What do you need?

A genuine interest in motor vehicle servicing and maintenance and the hunger to improve your Maths and English along with overalls and steel toecap safety boots for the workshop sessions

How you are assessed

Students on this course will complete workshop based practical assessments and knowledge-based questions. This course also includes one online exam. Langley College use the Institute of Motor industries (IMI), allowing students to use E-portfolio to complete their formal work and track their progress. On successful completion of this course, students will achieve an IMI Entry Level 3 Diploma for The Introduction to Motor Vehicle Industry and Technologies.

How Long?

Full year.

What course next?

IMI Level 1 Motor Vehicle maintenance and repair course

What could this lead to?

IMI Level 2 Motor Vehicle maintenance and repair course.

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