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Basic Car Maintenance

Course Code: BCM
  • Level: E
  • Qualification: Award
  • Duration: Six weeks
  • Course type: FREE (Eligibility Applies), Part-time
  • Time of day: Evening
  • When you'll study: Tuesdays, 5.00pm - 8.00pm

What's it all about?

Would you like to be more knowledgeable about your car? Would you like to be able to perform maintenance on your car without having to study full time? Then this course is for you! We will teach you basic car maintenance activities to enable you to keep your car on the road.

Course information

This is hands-on, practical course will build your confidence in the following units:

  • checking and maintaining tyre pressures and tread
  • routine wheel and tyre checks
  • checking and maintaining fluid levels on a car
  • identification of basic external and internal car parts
  • routine vehicle checks
  • motor vehicle workshop tools and equipment
  • valeting interior and exterior

In addition to this, our staff will do their best to address any subject areas that are of interest to you.

There are no specific entry requirements for this course. An interest in the subject is desirable.

This course does not have any assessments or exams.

On successful completion of this course, you could go on to study a wide range of automotive courses at the College.

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

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What you could earn:

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