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Motor Vehicle (Level 1)

Motor Vehicle students working on a car at our Central Bedfordshire College Campus.


Motor Vehicle (Level 1)

Level 1 will suit you if you are new to the industry and would like to develop basic knowledge and skills in motor vehicle systems.

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Course information

Need to know


GCSEs grades 9-1 and a keen interest in the subject OR qualification at Level E3.  Other relevant levels of qualification or experience will be considered.

What qualification will I gain?

Motor Vehicle Maintenance Level 1.

How will I be assessed?

Through observation, online exams, portfolio evidence.

Course content

What will I study?

  • Skills in Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive Environment
  • Skills to Support Working Relationships in the Automotive Work Environment
  • Introduction to Automotive Technology and Workshop Skills
  • Carry out Basic Routine Vehicle Maintenance

What skills will I gain?

Basic knowledge of vehicle maintenance.

Next steps

Course progression: Level 2 Year 2 in Vehicle Maintenance.

Additional information

Equipment needed:

PPE is mandatory –

  • Steel toe capped boots or shoes
  • Work trousers or overalls
  • Safety Goggles/glasses

Any questions?

If you would like to find out more about this or other courses, please use our Livechat below, or contact

Available Courses
Central Bedfordshire College Dunstable Luton Road
Starts: 09/09/2024
Type: Full Time
Length: 1 year
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
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Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.


Any questions?

If you would like to find out more about this or other courses, please use our Livechat below, email or call us on 0345 658 8990.


We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.


Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 to order your copy.