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IMIAL Level 1 Diploma In Light Vehicle Maintenance

Course Code: C1150
Campus: Millfield
Week Commencing: 11 Sep 17
End Date: 24 Jun 18
Time: 09:00-16:30

This qualification is primarily designed to engage and motivate 16 - 19 year olds who are interested in learning about the maintenance of light vehicles, the various roles that are available in the retail motor industry, and would therefore like a qualification that will support their progress into the retail motor vehicle industry.  Learners have the opportunity to develop their knowledge and skills in a wide variety of areas, and also the option to achieve Level 2 units, which will support the learner’s progression to an IMI Awards’ Level 2 Certificate (VRQ) in the appropriate career route. 

Examples of some of the unit options available include: Introduction to the retail automotive maintenance and repair industry, spark ignition engine systems, components and operation, compression ignition engine systems, components and operation, steering and suspension systems components and maintenance (4 wheels or more), vehicle braking systems components and maintenance, vehicle wheels and tyres construction and maintenance, vehicle exhaust systems components and maintenance and introduction to low carbon technologies in the automotive industry.

This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units which are an additional component to enhance your employability.

This course session is currently closed for enrolment/applications – it may be offered at a later date – please continue to check our website for updates.

Career Opportunities / Progression

Upon successful completion, students can progress to the Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles.

Entry Requirements

Requirements are pre-defined by the College's admissions criteria.


Tuition Fee


All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Important Information

Attendance at an information session is mandatory in order that candidates can make an informed decision regarding their application for this course

Contact Information

Roger Gordon, Tel: 028 9026 5417 or Email: [email protected]