Automotive Maintenance

Diploma Automotive

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Openshaw Campus
(Part Time Non Released - 1 year)

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This Level 1 Automotive Maintenance qualification is for you if you have a keen interest in the automotive sector and want to learn about maintenance associated with vehicles and machinery including:

• Light and heavy vehicle
• Motorcycle
• Land-based engineering including agricultural machinery, construction and plant-based machinery
• Leisure craft

You'll study modules on a range of systems and components within vehicles including enginees, exhausts, steering, braking, ignition and suspension as well as wheel and tyre construction and maintenance and electrical circuits and compontents.

This one-year qualification is the perfect place to start your journey to industry excellence in the automotive industry.

You'll require a keen interest in cars and a willingness to learn. A minimum grade C or above in GCSE English and maths is desirable but isn't mandatory.

You'll be assessed through online tests (multiple choice) and practical tasks with 70% of your time spent in the workshop and 30% of your time spent in the classroom

Upon successful completion of this qualification, you'll have the opportunity to progress onto one of our Level 2 Certificates or Diplomas and then onto further study, an apprenticeship or employment.

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There is no cost for this course for 16-18 year olds.
If you need help with affording college, there are a number of different finance and funding options available to you. You might be eligible for special bursary support or extra help from the government. Have a look at our fees, finance & funding page to find out all the information you need.

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If you love tinkering with cars and are never happier than when you’re wearing overalls and figuring out how things work, a career in the automotive industry could be just around the corner.

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