Employing almost 6,500 people in the region, the Vehicle Maintenance and Repair industry provides a key service to the public and businesses alike in keeping the region's vehicles mobile.
The industry is split across Independent Garages (85%) and Franchised Garages (15%) and roles in these businesses typically include:
This Level 1 Award is designed to introduce you to the mechanical aspect of servicing and repairing vehicles and provide you with the skills to apply for work in the independent garages in this sector.
You just need an interest in securing employment in the Vehicle Maintenance and Repair sector.
The qualification for this course is the ABC Level 1 Award in Motor Vehicle Studies and will include topics/units covering:
Assessment will be through a range of activities including:
You need PPE including overalls and safety boots.
Completion of this course will give you a vital insight into the Vehicle Maintenance and Repair sector and will support the application and interview process to help you gain employment with a local/regional employer in the Fast Fit sector.
You could also progress to a Level 1 Diploma, Level 2 Diploma or an apprenticeship with employment in a garage.