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Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair — Level 1 Diploma

Course information

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 students to develop their 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.


C&G Level1 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance Principles

This course leads to...

- 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

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
- To show that you have an interest in the area through interview

For Adult students, you need to show that you have an interest in the area through interview

All students are given an initial assessment.

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Further Information...

Need more information or can’t find the course you’re looking for? We can book you in to speak with our dedicated Advice & Guidance team about your options at The City of Liverpool College. With hundreds of courses and flexible learning, we’re sure to have something to meet your needs.

You can contact us online via or call us at any point on 0151 252 3000 with any queries you may have – we’re here to help.


Course ID: 163920

Course Year: 21/22

Course Duration: 1 Year


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 £18,135 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 for21/22 is 1291.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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