Title

Engineering & Automotive

Award in Automotive Maintenance Level 1 - E198

12 Quays Full Time Level 1 Duration 24 weeks

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It provides learners with the opportunity to study both the theory and practical aspects of a range of routine.

This engaging and motivating Vocationally Related Qualification (VRQ) is generally aimed at learners 16-19 years old who have a keen interest to learn about maintenance associated with vehicles and machinery used in the automotive sector; examples are:

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

This qualification consists of Group A Mandatory units and Group B Vehicle system units; both Group A Mandatory units and 2 Group B Vehicle System units need to be successfully completed to achieve this qualification.

Group A Mandatory Units:

  • L1AM01 - Health and Safety in the Workplace
  • L1AM02 - Tools, Equipment and Consumable Materials for Vehicle Maintenance

Group B Vehicle System Units:

  • L1AM04 — Lubrication System Components and Maintenance
  • L1AM06 — Spark Ignition System Components and Maintenance
  • L1AM09 — Exhaust System Components and Maintenance
  • L1AM12 — Braking System Components and Maintenance
  • L1AM13 — Wheel and Tyre Construction and Maintenance
  • L1AM15 — Vehicle Electrical Circuits and Components

The units have been developed to provide flexibility for this qualification. Learners will develop their knowledge and skills in a mainly practical setting which will help them prepare for further studies in a variety of automotive industries or employment.

Entry Guidelines

Relevant Entry Level qualification or 3GCSEs at Grade 2/E or above.

Satisfactory interview, assessment, school report and/or satisfactory reference.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Equipment Required

Steel toe capped boots

Coveralls/ overalls

Assessment Method

Online Exam

E-portfolio

Tutor assessment

Additional Information

It provides learners with the opportunity to study both the theory and practical aspects of a range of routine vehicle inspection, fitting and maintenance procedures:

Are you aged 16-18?

Study Programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:

  • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
  • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A*-C in English and maths (grade 4 and above)
  • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips.
Where can I progress to?

Learners can typically progress to a higher level of learning such as a Level 3 Certificate or Diploma and also supplement their progress to GCSEs and other appropriate destinations, such as apprenticeships and employment.

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Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Wednesday 09:00 — 16:00 12 Quays Main Building
Thursday 09:00 — 14:00 12 Quays Main Building
Friday 09:00 — 15:00 12 Quays Main Building

You can also apply for this course to start in September 2023 - click apply and select 'September 23 start'

If you are aged 16-18:

Free

This study programme is free for students, who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, and students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

Fee : £2583.00

The fee quoted is for the academic year 22/23.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services via our online enquiry form

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