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St Edmunds Society

IMI Level 1 Diploma in Automotive Maintenance (Mechanics)

St Edmunds Society

Fullman House, 114-118 Oak Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR3 3BP

Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Level 1
603/7607/7
Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies

Course Summary

This course is suitable for 16 - 18 year olds (or up to 25 with an EHCP).

Aged 16+ will be supported to achieve maths and English qualifications whilst on the programme (if you have not achieved A-C or 9-4 grade GCSE).

Aged 16+ will be placed within relevant work experience with local employers whilst on the programme.

Course Details

The Level 1 Diploma in Automotive Maintenance will provide you with detailed knowledge in transport maintenance.

You will cover the following whilst on programme:

· Health and Safety Practices in Vehicle Maintenance

· Knowledge of Materials, Fabrication, Tools and Measuring Devices Used in Automotive Environment

· Motorcycle Construction and Routine Maintenance

· Automotive Foundation Skills

· Motorcycle Chassis Systems and Engines

You are taught through practical activities, group discussion and some classroom learning.

You will be placed within relevant work experience with local contractors whilst on the programme.

Additional information:

Students who have A-C/4-9 grade GCSE’s will NOT be required to complete Maths and English qualifications.

Students who do not have GCSE’s A-C, or 4 and above will be required to complete Maths and English qualifications.

Work Experience – a 2 week/8-day work placement will be arranged whilst on programme to build employability skills.

Enrichment – Careers Advice, sexual and mental health talks, Matthew Project drug and alcohol talks, Apprenticeship support, Employability days.

Bursary – financial support is available to support students with a household income of under £30,000. This can include food allowance and travel support (bus/train).

Welfare Support Team – Wellbeing support, housing advice, financial advice, drug and alcohol support, behavioural and engagement support. (As appropriate)

Structure of day – An average day is 9.15am – 3.30pm. Flexibility of their programme can be discussed alongside individual needs.


Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for GCSE's as students will be supported to achieve Maths and English qualifications whilst on the programme (if you have not achieved A-C or 9-4 grade GCSE).

An initial assessment will be carried out at the interview stage as student will require a certain level of literacy and numeracy skills.

Having some previous knowledge of transport maintenance or mechanics, including work experience, can be useful.

Equipment required

None.

Your next steps...

You can progress on to further Level 1 qualifications, a Level 2 qualification, traineeship, or an apprenticeship within the industry.


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