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Transport Maintenance Level 1


Designed and aimed at students interested in working on cars and the maintenance processes used on the motor vehicles. This course allows the learner to gain a broad knowledge of motor vehicle systems with hands on experience re-enforcing the knowledge gained in the classroom. With strong links to the automotive industry Askham Bryan College will help you find your place within the motor industry.


What will i study? 

Structure Units created by the Institute of Motor Industry deliver only current and relevant knowledge designed to engage and motivate students. 

Students will Study the following topics:

  • Health and Safety in the Workplace
  • Locating, Interpreting and Using Technical Information
  • Applying Engineering Techniques in an Automotive Environment
  • Light Vehicle Braking System Components and Maintenance
  • Light Vehicle Wheel and Tyre Construction and Maintenance
  • Light Vehicle Exhaust System Components and Maintenance
  • Spark Ignition system maintenance
  • Vehicle Driveline Maintenance
  • Routine Vehicle Maintenance Processes and Proceedures
  • Vehicle Steering and Suspension System Components and Maintenance
  • Lighting System Maintenance
  • Vehicle Exterior Valeting and Detailing
  • Electrical Vehicle Awareness
  • Introduction to Low Carbon Technologies in the Automotive Industry
  • Moving Loads and Vehicle Lifting
  • Vehicle Materials and Joining Methods
  • The Retail Motor Industry
  • Tools, Equipment and Consumable Materials for Vehicle Maintenance

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through practical job cards, structured written assessments and multiple choice online tests.

Where can this course take you?

You can progress on the IMI Level 2 Diploma in Motorsport Maintenance and repair delivered here at Askham Bryan College alternatively you could find employment or an apprenticeship within the automotive industry. 

Entry Requirements

At least 3-4 subjects at grade 2 (E-F equivalent) ideally including English and Maths

Further Study

You can continue progressing your studies leading onto the IMI Level 2 Motorsport Maintenance and Repair Full Time course. Or, Alternatively you can find employment or an apprenticeship in the automotive industry.

Askham Bryan College,
Askham Bryan,
YO23 3FR
01904 772277