PLEASE NOTE: THIS QUALIFICATION WILL EXPIRE AND BE REPLACED ON THE 1ST SEPTEMBER 2021 WITH THE FOLLOWING NEW QUALIFICATIONS:
60376053 IMI LEVEL 1 AWARD IN AUTOMOTIVE MAINTENANCE
60376065 IMI LEVEL 1 CERTIFICATE IN AUTOMOTIVE MAINTENANCE
60376077 IMI LEVEL 1 DIPLOMA IN AUTOMOTIVE MAINTENANCE
New Units for viewing and preparation can be found here
Who is it suitable for?
This VRQ is aimed at learners who wish to develop understanding and skills in the building, servicing, repair and maintenance of cycles. This qualification also suits individuals with a keen leisure interest in cycles.
This Level 1 qualification has mandatory units (those considered essential for learners to achieve), but additional units are also included to offer learners the option of continuing and broadening their studies in specific areas of interest. Learners will develop their knowledge of how to complete:
- cycle checks
- puncture repairs
- removal and replacement of a gear assembly and a rim brake assembly.
Learners will have the option to also develop their knowledge of how to:
- hub bearings
- bottom brackets
- gear systems
- braking systems
- tubular and tubeless tyres
- build a cycle wheel
- prepare frames and forks
- augment a cycle
- change a cycle frame
The skills and knowledge acquired can be used for career progression into the cycle maintenance and repair sector. This qualification also suits individuals with a keen leisure interest in cycles.
The assessments for this qualification have a practical focus and combine various assessment styles/methodologies in order to suit the subject and levels of units contained within it.
Want to know more?
Please contact an IMI approved centre.