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Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair — Level 1 Diploma

Motor Vehicles

Course ID: 173788

Course Year: 24/25

Course Details

  • Level 1 Certificate.
  • 1 year course.
  • Great career starting point for 16-18 year old adults.
  • Learn to service and repair a wide range of motor vehicles, and even work with motor cycles.
  • Gain an apprenticeship in the Motor Vehicle industry.
  • No experience necessary.

What to expect from the course

L1 in Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair is suitable for both 16-18 and adults students have no experience in the motor industry and would like a career change or an opportunity to gain knowledge and skills.

This Level 1 programme is a great way to start your career. It enables you to develop the skills and confidence to progress in college and into work. You will develop a wide range of skills in your chosen subject area as well as gaining qualifications in English, Maths. You will be assessed for your English and Maths and work at the level that’s right for you.

The course is a blend of practical and written work which enables you to develop into your full potential. It is a springboard to a career in the vehicle repair industry. You will learn to service and repair a wide range of motor vehicles and will also gain experience of working with motor cycles.

The course covers a wide range of Vehicle systems from Health & Safety to an introduction to Vehicle Diagnostics.


Certificate in Skills for Further Learning and Employability - Motor Vehicle

Why study with us?

Student Benefits

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Academy Bakery

The Academy Bakery is located on the Duke Street campus, producing a range of first class baked goods daily. These include artisan breads, patisserie and biscuits, as well as special occasion/novelty cakes by award-winning master-bakers. Students are offered a range of discounts throughout the year.

The Academy Bakery
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Academy Hair and Beauty Salons

Duke Street is also home to The Academy Hair and Beauty salons. They offer generous student discounts on a wide range of hair and beauty treatments, at a fraction of high-street prices. These include styling, cutting, perming, highlights, facials, manicures, electrolysis and traditional and homeopathic massage.

The Academy Salons
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Academy Restaurant

Duke Street campus is also home to the College’s Academy Restaurant. Often referred to by it’s customers as Liverpool’s hidden gem, the restaurant serves top class cuisine, at highly competitive prices. Food is expertly prepared by professional chef/tutors and young chefs in training and offers students a range of discounts at different times of the year.

The Academy Restaurant
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Microsoft Office 365 - Free

When you become a student of the College you’ll receive full access to Microsoft Office 365. This allows you to install the software on your own computer and other devices at home, completely free of charge.

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Onsite Sports Facilities/Fitness Suite

The college has excellent sports and fitness facilities at its Roscoe Street campus. Students pay a one-off membership fee for all year round usage of weekly supervised gym sessions, as well as access to a number of sporting clubs and events.

Career pathways

- Level 2 Diploma or certificate in Maintenance and Repair Principles
- Enhanced employment prospects in the motor vehicle service & repair industry
- Apprenticeship in the Motor Vehicle industry

Example careers

We're here to help...

Contact us to discuss your application or find out more:

 : 0151 252 3000

Entry Requirements

For 16-18 students who would like to apply for this course, you will need:
- Grade 2/E or Entry 3 functional Skills in both English & Maths

All students are given an initial assessment.

If you are unsure of the entry requirements, or if you don't meet the criteria, please contact our Careers Advice and Guidance team who will be happy to help you find the best option for you. Email or call 0151 252 3607.


If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free. If you are aged between 19-23 and don’t already hold a qualification equivalent to 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, and you need to study at Entry or Level 1 to progress to Level 2, you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

Aged 19 or over and unemployed or earning less than £21,225 a year? You may also qualify to join this course for free. To find out more, contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

Fee for24/25 is 1291.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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