Automotive - Light Vehicle Maintenance Level 1 Study Programme

Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies

Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code 59466-1
Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Level 1
Course type Full Time


Are you embarking on a career within the light vehicle industry? This study programme will give you the opportunity to study for a valuable vocational qualification and give you the chance to brush up on your English and Maths skills.

Future Career and Earning Potentials:

Motor Mechanic £18K-£35K

Motor Vehicle Breakdown Engineer £20K-£40K

Motor Vehicle Fitter (Fast Fit) £13K-£29K

(Source: National Careers Service)

Please Note: Work placement opportunities will be available at all levels.


What you will study

• Steering and suspension

• Vehicle braking systems

• Vehicle wheels and tyres

• Battery and lighting systems

Your Course Structure

Classroom: 50%; Practical: 50%

How you will learn

You will attend practical sessions in the College’s fully-equipped motor vehicle workshops and theory lessons in the classroom.

How will it be delivered?

Continuous assessment of practical workshop tasks and compilation of a portfolio of evidence of tasks completed, plus oral and written tests.

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements

3 GCSEs at 9-1

Your next steps...

Further study

On successful completion of the ABC Level 1 course you could progress to a variety of vocationally relevant qualifications at Wakefield College such as the Level 2 Diploma in General Vehicle Fitting Operations.

Career opportunities

With the appropriate experience and qualifications, various roles within the motor vehicle industry. This is an industry which is constantly evolving and where technology is moving fast, so you will need to be ready to continue learning throughout your working life.