North Lindsey College
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North Lindsey College
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Level 1 Diploma Transport Studies – Mechanical

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Level 1 Diploma Transport Studies – Mechanical

When studying this course, you will learn all the basic tools you will need to start your journey in light vehicle maintenance. The course explores the core aspects of modern vehicle technology including the repair and maintenance of engines, cooling systems, steering, suspension, brakes and exhausts.

Units you may study include:
Skills used in the automotive environment
Compression ignition engine systems
Engine liquid cooling lubrication systems
Steering and suspension systems
Vehicle exhaust and braking systems
Routine vehicle maintenance process and procedures
Vehicle wheels and tyre construction and maintenance
Vehicle driveline maintenance
Introduction to spark and compression ignition fuel systems
Spark ignition systems maintenance
Basic vehicle valeting and light vehicle construction
Health and safety practices in vehicle maintenance
Employability skills

Ideally at least 4 GCSEs or an Entry Level 3 qualification, but this is subject to discussion at your interview. If you haven’t already achieved a GCSE grade 5 or grade C in English or Maths, then you will study either GCSE or Functional Skills English or Maths alongside your other qualifications. Acceptance to the programme will be subject to a DBS check.

Students may have the opportunity to study additional subjects and participate in sporting, social or enterprising activities. Examples of the various activities will be made available to you by your tutors; opportunities are varied and change each year.

We plan to offer work experience, employer talks, employer visits and other employer involvement in all our programmes.

50% Assessment – Coursework
50% Assessment – Exam

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    • Course Title

      Level 1 Diploma Transport Studies – Mechanical

    • Start Date


    • Full Time – Typically Sept-Jun delivery

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