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Automotive Maintenance Level 1

Start Date: 2nd September 2024

Transport Maintenance Level 1
  • Length 1 Year
  • Study Full Time
  • Location West Lancashire College

Qualification Gained

Automotive Maintenance Level 1 Diploma

Levels Explained

More about the course

This is an exciting course which helps to provide students with a firm foundation of practical skills alongside the relevant technical knowledge of motor vehicles to enable them to progress in the industry. 

This course is for school leavers aged 16-18, or adults over the age of 19 who are interested in motor vehicle servicing.

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Meet our Motor Vehicle students and tutors

What can I do with a qualification in Motor Vehicle?

Daily tasks:

  • Repairs and services air conditioning, heating and engine-cooling systems.
  • Installs additional electrical amenities such as radio/CD players, aerials.
  • Checks condition of electrical/electronic systems and carries out servicing tasks.
  • Diagnoses faults in electrical/electronic circuitry, removes faulty components and fits replacements.
  • Carries out routine maintenance checks on oil and air filters, brakes and other vehicle parts/systems.
  • Reassembles, tests, adjusts and tunes the appropriate parts, systems or entire engine.
  • Removes, dismantles, repairs and replaces defective parts and prepares new parts using appropriate tools.
  • Visually checks, test drives or uses test equipment to diagnose engine and mechanical faults.

Median Salary

£27,897 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Positions, secures and repairs external fittings including windows, doors, door handles, catches and roof attachments.
  • Installs and repairs interior fittings including seats, seatbelts and fascia in cars, sinks and special features in caravans and mobile shops.
  • Hammers out dents in bodywork, fills in small depressions or corroded areas in solder, plastic or other filler compound and replaces body panels using hand and power tools.
  • Repairs damage to chassis and engine mountings using hydraulic rams, jacks and jigs.
  • Selects, cuts, shapes and assembles materials to form parts of vehicle underframe, framework and body.
  • Diagnoses job requirements or ascertains work specifications from drawings or instructions.

Median Salary

£26,655 View more

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