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Vehicle Systems Maintenance

Course Code: MSV

Level: 1
Subject area: Engineering, Automotive & Marine
Awarding body: City & Guilds
Qualification: Diploma
Course type: Full-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One year
When you'll study: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 9am - 4.30pm

About the course

Do you want to know how to maintain and repair sports vehicles? The City & Guilds Level 1 Diploma in Motorsport Maintenance and Repair at City College Plymouth is an exciting study programme which encompasses general vehicle maintenance and repair procedures, as well as specialist knowledge of fine-tuned racing machines. The course will provide essential knowledge for this specialist group of maintenance and repair technicians, and covers the basic technical needs of today’s industry.

What you'll learn

You will study the following units:

  • motorsport vehicle construction and routine maintenance
  • operating principles of motorsport vehicle engines, tyres, brakes, steering and suspension systems
  • operating principles and maintenance of motorsport vehicle transmission systems and electrical and electronic systems.

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.

Your individualised study programme will be made up of the following four areas:

  • the qualification you are studying
  • 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.

Assessments/Exams

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 a level 2 course in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair at the College, an Apprenticeship in the sector, or employment in the industry.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2020/21 (August 2020 – July 2021). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2021/22.

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.)

Full-time

Course Code: MSV

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: Not applicable to this course

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?
This course is free for this age group
24+

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

Course Code: MSV

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: Not applicable to this course

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?
This course is free for this age group
24+

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

Sam Burnett

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