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Motor Vehicle Studies

An optional course depending on need of the student intake.

Motor Vehicle Studies


Course Title: Level 1 Award / Certificate Motor Vehicle Maintenance


Course Description

This course is a mixture of theory and practical work covering a number of essential units.


What you will study

  • Introduction to Motor Vehicle Work Shop Safety
  • Introduction to the Retail Automotive Maintenance and repair Industry.
  • Tools, Equipment and Material for Vehicle Maintenance
  • Principles of Engine Components and Operations
  • Routine Cooling and Lubrication system Checks,
  • Routine Wheel and Tyre Checks.

Extra Optional Units for the Certificate

  • Principles of Light Vehicle Steering and suspension Systems
  • Simple Body Repair Process
  • Principles of Component Fitting
  • Routine Braking System Checks



The successful completion of the course will enable the student to go onto a level 1 course in year 11, or if going onto college, when they leave school. When completing the level 1 course this could lead on to an appropriate apprenticeship.


Possible Careers and Further Education

Students who gain a level one Qualification can apply for a level 2 Qualification at College or a study Programme at Catch 22. This could also lead onto an appropriate apprenticeship