Level 1 Certificate Motor Vehicle/Engineering Technologies

A practical and portfolio theory based motor vehicle course giving skills and insight into light vehicle technology.|This introduction to the motor vehicle sector will prepare you for a career in the industry. A small part of this course includes some further engineering technologies.
  • Entry Requirements

    We look for passion in in the sector above all else. If you are under 19 and you do not have English & Maths GCSE grades A-C or equivalent, you will be required to undertake GCSE or Functional Skills alongside the main qualification.
  • Assessment Types

    You will be assessed through workshop assessment and by creating a portfolio of evidence, with unit end test.
  • Units/Modules

    Units of work to achieve are as follows:

    • Health, safety and good housekeeping in the automotive environment
    • Machining Engineering materials & equipment
    • Metal Inert Gas Welding (MIG/MAG)
    • Engine liquid cooling and engine lubrication systems
    • Spark ignition power units
    • Vehicle braking systems
    • Vehicle wheels and tyres
    • Vehicle exhaust systems
  • Benefits/Skills

    Students will develop an understanding of the operating principles and workings of a light motor vehicle.The skills and knowledge gained from this course will enable students to progress to Level 2 Motor Vehicle courses.

    Students must complete successfully on this course if they wish to progress their studies.

  • Careers/Progression

    Upon completion of the certificate, progression is possible to Level 2 Motor Vehicle Studies – light vehicle or body repair. Alternatively, you may wish to start an apprenticeship.
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