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L1 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance

Who is it suitable for?

This qualification is designed to engage and motivate 14-19 year olds who are interested in learning about the maintenance of motor vehicles and the various roles that are available in the retail motor industry.


To gain this Diploma for learners must achieve the following:Learners must achieve a minimum of 42 credits.

This must include 8 credits from mandatory units.

The other credits may be selected from any other group however at least 22 credits must be at level 1


This Diploma is ideal for 16-19 year old learners, who enjoy the sector and wish to develop experience in a variety of motor industry sectors, at a level suiting their ability. It can support their progress to a Foundation (Level 1) or Higher (Level 2) Diploma. It can also supplement their progress to GCSEs and other appropriate destinations, such as apprenticeships and employment.


The qualification has a practical approach to assessment and includes many visual questioning techniques, which will stimulate and interest the learner. The learning outcomes are assessed by a variety of task based assessment, observation, oral questioning and online assessments. Approved Centres can download the full qualification guidance and assessment criteria documentation at the bottom of this page.

Want to know more?

Please contact an IMI approved centre.


View this qualification on the Register of Regulated Qualifications