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IMI Level 1 Award in Automotive Maintenance

WHO IS IT SUITABLE FOR?

This engaging and motivating Vocationally Related Qualification (VRQ) is generally aimed at learners 16-19 years old who have a keen interest to learn about maintenance associated with vehicles and machinery used in the automotive sector; examples are:

  • Light and heavy vehicle
  • Motorcycle
  • Land-based engineering including agricultural machinery, construction and plant-based machinery
  • Leisure craft

ABOUT

This qualification consists of Group A Mandatory units and Group B Vehicle system units; both  Group A Mandatory units and 2 Group B Vehicle System units need to be successfully completed to achieve this qualification.

Group A Mandatory Units:

  • L1AM01 - Health and Safety in the Workplace
  • L1AM02 - Tools, Equipment and Consumable Materials for Vehicle Maintenance  

Group B Vehicle System Units:

  • L1AM03 – Engine Operation and Components
  • L1AM04 – Lubrication System Components and Maintenance
  • L1AM05 – Engine Cooling System Components and Maintenance
  • L1AM06 – Spark Ignition System Components and Maintenance
  • L1AM07 – Spark Ignition Engine Fuel System Components and Maintenance
  • L1AM08 – Compression Ignition Engine Fuel System Components and Maintenance
  • L1AM09 – Exhaust System Components and Maintenance
  • L1AM10 – Steering System Components and Maintenance
  • L1AM11 – Suspension System Components and Maintenance
  • L1AM12 – Braking System Components and Maintenance
  • L1AM13 – Wheel and Tyre Construction and Maintenance
  • L1AM14 – Vehicle Transmission System Components and Maintenance
  • L1AM15 – Vehicle Electrical Circuits and Components 

 

The units have been developed to provide flexibility for this qualification. Learners will develop their knowledge and skills in a mainly practical setting which will help them prepare for further studies in a variety of automotive industries or employment.

PROGRESSION

Learners can typically progress to a higher level of learning such as a Level 1 Certificate or Diploma and also supplement their progress to GCSEs and other appropriate destinations, such as apprenticeships and employment.

Want to Know More?

Please contact an IMI approved centre.