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Motor Vehicle, Transport and Logistics

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This is an introductory qualification with a strong emphasis on hands-on assessment. The course is aimed at those just entering the automotive industry.

Students are trained and assessed through practical assessments, the completion of job cards, assignment work, and questioned on topics including engine lubrication and cooling systems, fuel and exhaust systems, and spark ignition systems.

Entry Requirements

Students must have four GCSE passes at grade 3/D or above, to include Maths and English. Level 1 Certificate vocational qualification in Vehicle maintenance would be advantageous.


No previous experience is required, but an interest in automotive industry is essential.


Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance Level 1


Students are assessed through a combination of assignments, practical work, projects and controlled assessments set by the awarding body. Students will produce a portfolio of work which is assessed against the grading criteria for the units. Assignments are set on Moodle, Newbury College's online learning environment and will have an agreed submission date. In addition to portfolio work, some units may also include externally marked assessment material, sat under controlled conditions.

Home Study

Homework will be set via Moodle, Newbury College's online learning platform. Students are expected to allocate approximately 3 hours per a week on research and homework outside of normal class time in order to build up knowledge, confidence and successfully complete the programme. This may be completed at home or in the Learning Resource Centre.

Work Placement

Students will complete a work placement. This helps to reinforce the understanding of the types of roles available within industry and enhance the skills required to gain future employment in the sector.


Light Vehicle Maintenance Level 2 or an apprenticeship.

Fees and Additional Costs

Steel toe cap boots and overalls are required for all workshop classes. A course textbook is required for all classroom lessons. Students are encouraged to purchase their own tools for use in the workshop. Details can be given at interview.

Additional Information

Part-time work in the motor trade would be an advantage but is not essential.

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