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Motorcycle (Vehicle Maintenance and Repair)

Course Code: VMSC

Level: 1
Subject area: Engineering, Automotive & Marine
Awarding body: City & Guilds
Qualification: Diploma
Course type: Full-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One year

About the course

If the roar of a well-tuned Harley-Davidson gets your blood pumping, this is the course for you.

Suitable for aspiring Motocross stars or those who dream of owning their own motorcycle repair business, you can hone your skills and expand your knowledge in our fully equipped workshop where you will be encouraged to deepen your understanding through lots of of hands-on learning. You will be taught by industry-experienced lecturers who will also support your developing customer service skills, your understanding of health and safety legislation, and who will encourage you to find your place in the industry.

As the world changes, so do our courses, so not only will you be able to work confidently on the classics, but you will also acquire the skills that more and more employers are seeking as the demand for electric and hybrid vehicles increases and our lecturers will make sure that you enter employment ready to adapt as the industry does.

What you'll learn

This course will give you the essential knowledge needed to make your way in today’s motorcycle industry. You will also gain a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace, and other skills associated with working on competition vehicles, and as a Google Reference College, you will also develop a variety of digital skills that will make your CV stand out.

This diploma is part of a full-time study programme which also includes:

  • English and maths
  • work experience
  • other activities to develop your personal skills e.g. preparing you for employment, training or higher/further education.
Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however you must show a willingness to engage and a genuine interest in the course that will enable you to progress into employment or further education.


You will be assessed through a variety of practical tasks and assessments, and paper exams.

What's next?

On successful completion you may progress to

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2022/23 (August 2022 – July 2023). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2023/24.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)


Course Code: VMSC

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £999

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 This course is free for this age group
19 - 23 A(Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.