Motor Vehicle Studies ABC Diploma

Motor Vehicle Studies ABC Diploma

Study Mode: Full Time
Course Code: TRDAA043CCF0
Course Level: Level 1

Where will this course lead?

If you aspire to work as a technician in the Motor Vehicle repair industry, fixing and servicing a variety of vehicles, this Level 1 course is designed to introduce you at the ground level about the various components and systems familiar in the mechanic sector and how to identify problems and repair them.

What will I study?

How car stuff works including the following topics;

- Health & Safety for car mechanics,
- Chassis Components,
- Engines and Components,
- Transmissions / Clutch and Gearbox,
- Vehicle Electrics,
- Vehicle Braking systems,
- Vehicle Exhaust, wheels and tyres.

How will this course be delivered?

Half of this course involves practical hands on in a real motor vehicle workshops and the other half is in the classroom.

The motor vehicle facilities consist of vehicle garage with real cars and components.

What qualifications will I get?

ABC Diploma in Motor Vehicle Studies (QCF)

How will I be assessed?

To pass this course your assessment is via practical assignments and a completed course work portfolio. There are no external exams.

How do I get a place on the course?

Places are offered by interview and a screening test.

What are the entry requirements?

Minimum of 2 GCSEs at Grade E/2 or above to include Maths and English, a suitable reference and a successful interview.

What else do I need to know?

You will be required to purchase:-

- Safety footwear and overalls are a MUST for workshop activities,
- Pens and Note Pads,
- Educational trips to motor vehicle related companies; factories.

Good levels of English and Maths are important for your success in your course, your chosen vocation and life. Throughout your course you will continue to develop your English and Maths skills in your vocational classes.

If you haven't achieved an A*/9 - C/74 grade in English or Maths at GCSE, or a Level 2 Functional Skill, you will also be working towards a qualification in English or Maths at a level that will enable you to progress towards these grades.

If you have a Learning Difficulty or Disability please let us know when you apply. You will be offered support in your interview. If you need help completing your application we can help with this too.

Solihull College and University centre offers full time and part time courses for businesses and residents in Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Coventry Warwickshire and the whole of the West Midlands.

What can I do after this course?

If you are successful on this course you will be able to continue studying towards Level 2 in Motor Vehicle Studies.


Solihull College, Auckland Drive, Smith's Wood, Solihull, B36 0NF Tel: 0121 678 7000 Minicom: 0121 628 7005 Email: Internet:

Have a question about the course?
Please contact Admissions on 0121 678 7000 with any queries.
Start Date
Course Fee

Woodlands Campus

September 2017



Not Applicable to 16-18 year olds