Vehicle Accident Repair Multi-Skill IMI Diploma Level 1

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Restore vehicles to their former glory with our this programme. You’ll gain an understanding of different vehicle systems such as battery, lighting, braking, exhaust, liquid cooling, and lubrication systems. You’ll explore cosmetic services such as paint refinishing, valeting, and body repair. You’ll learn how to conduct inspections and advise customers on work needed.


Who is this course for?

If you’re in year 11 or 12 and are looking to take the next steps towards your career these courses are for you. Our vast selection of vocational courses span a range of subjects and combine academic study with practical skills. Study in industry standard facilities and use our industry links to prepare for progression.

Benefits / Skills

  • Inspect lubrication, battery, lighting, braking, and exhaust systems.
  • Valet, refinish, and repair vehicles.
  • Maintain health and safety in the automotive environment.
  • Safely and effectively use engineering equipment and materials.
  • Entry Requirements

    GCSEs at grade 3 including English and maths.

    Career Progression

    Progression may include a level 2 qualification, an apprenticeship, or relevant employment.

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    Course Details


    1 year

    Study Type

    Full time

    Start Date


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    Course Fee (16-18)

    No fee

    Course Facts


    English and maths will be built into your course if your grades are below 4.

    Labour Market

    By 2024, the vehicle technician, mechanic and electrician labour market in Leeds is predicted to grow by 5.3%. (EMSI, 2019)

    Student Testimonial

    “I have cerebral palsy but I don’t let this hold me back. I get to spend every day doing something I love and learning more about it.” Nathan Hodgson Automotive Engineering student.
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