Certificate in Transport Maintenance Level 1

West College Scotland


Paisley Campus, Clydebank Campus, Greenock (Finnart Street) Campus


This course is designed to engage and motivate candidates who are interested in learning about the automotive retail industry. It is aimed at learners who prefer and respond to 'hands-on' learning. Therefore, it has a practical approach to assessment and includes many visual questioning techniques which will stimulate and interest learners.

During the course candidates will undertake the following units:
Health and Safety in the Workplace; Locating, Interpreting and Using Technical Information; Applying Engineering Techniques in an Automotive Environment; Knowledge Relating to Automotive Foundation Skills; Preparation to Become a Vehicle Driver; Reducing Risks When Driving Vehicles; Health and Safety Practices in a Maintenance and Repair Environment; Tools, Equipment and Consumable Materials for Vehicle Maintenance; Routine Vehicle Maintenance Processes and Procedures; Light Vehicle Braking System Components and Maintenance; Light Vehicle Wheel and Tyre Construction and Maintenance; Light Vehicle Exhaust System Components and Maintenance; Lighting System Maintenance.

Entry Requirements

National 4 Maths, English and science subject + Introduction to Motor Vehicle Industry and Technologies (IMI) preferred

Progression Routes

NVQ/SVQ Vehicle Maintenance and Repair. Modern Apprenticeship in the Motor Vehicle Industry. Possible Progression to level 2.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

18 weeks


Motor Vehicle

SCQF Level


Career Area

Garage Services

Career Sectors

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Vehicle Related Services

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