IMI Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 1

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Engineering and Automotive



Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Full Time

Crosskeys Campus

Start Date

Start Date
06 September 2021


1 year

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

A minimum of 4 GCSEs grade G or above to include Maths/Numeracy and English/Welsh 1st Language or an appropriate Entry Level qualification.

In a nutshell

This course covers the repair and servicing of cars and light vehicles and all aspects of repair and maintenance, including electrical and electronic work and use of IT.

This course is for you if...

... You have a keen interest in vehicles

... You enjoy problem-solving

... You wish to progress to an apprenticeship or further learning

What will I be doing?

The course offers Apprenticeship opportunities in both small independent garages and large main dealerships.

You'll learn through:

  • Practical demonstrations
  • Realistic working tasks
  • Lectures to develop foundation knowledge
  • Assignment work

You’ll be assessed via realistic working environments, practical assessments and written assignments. Upon completion, you’ll gain:

  • Level 1 Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
  • Appropriate supporting qualifications to broaden your skill set and meet the needs of industry
  • Skills Activities
  • Maths and English

What is expected of me?

To enter this course, you’ll need a minimum of 4 GCSEs, Grade G or above, to include Maths/Maths Numeracy and English/Welsh First Language, or an appropriate Entry Level qualification.

Full commitment to attendance is required, as is the ability to work independently and as part of a team. You should have a strong desire to work in the motor vehicle industry, abide by the college ethos and be willing to participate in improving your level of academic subjects.

What comes next?

Level 2 Diploma Vehicle Maintenance and Repair, or an Apprenticeship.

Additional information

You’ll need to purchase appropriate Personal Protective Equipment, such as boots and overalls, the cost of which is approximately £40.00. You’ll also need to supply your own stationery and folders.

Crosskeys Campus
(Full Time)
Start Date: 06 September 2021

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact our Student Recruitment team

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

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