Level 1 IMI Diploma in Automotive Maintenance

Course Code: P174446

Key Information

  • Course type


  • Campus:

    Highbury Campus

  • Start Date:

    Jan 23, Sept 23

  • Duration:

    One year

  • Attendance:


  • 16-18 school leaver fee:


This course is aimed at 16–19 year olds who have a keen interest in working in the automotive industry, as an introduction to that world.

Units include:

  • engine systems
  • chassis systems (brakes, steering and suspension)
  • transmission, lubrication and electrical systems
  • health and safety.

The course is divided between theory sessions and practical sessions in a workshop. You will be working on light vehicles. learning the various systems and how to remove, assess and refit assemblies.

Students also benefit from 24/7 access to our online resources LJ Create and Vehicle Visuals.

A minimum of four GCSEs at grade 2 or above, including English.

Some units within this route are additional units, which allows the learner to develop knowledge not only in light vehicles but other means of transport. This course allows students to have the flexibility to develop their knowledge and skills across a variety of specialist areas to prepare them for further studies and potentially enter a job role they desire in the future, and it will include both written and practical tasks. This course also includes online Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) exams.

A minimum of 95% attendance rate is needed on this course.

You can progress to a Level 2 Diploma in Maintenance and Repair Principles (Light Vehicle) or use this course as a foundation to an apprenticeship.

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