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2016: SVQ in Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair at SCQF Level 5

Who is it suitable for?

This SVQ is a work-based qualification that assesses the skills and knowledge that people in your job need to perform their job role effectively.

It is a motor industry qualification that covers activities that relate to service technicians working on motorcycles in all types of garages and dealerships.

Successful candidates will demonstrate a broad working knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace and other skills associated with working in a garage.


The qualification includes the following areas:

  • Carrying out routine motorcycle maintenance
  • Removing and replacing engine units, electrical units, chassis units and components
    And offers opportunities for candidates to also demonstrate:
  • Motorcycle preparation and inspections
  • Inspection, repair and replacement of motorcycle tyres


For some learners this qualification could prepare them for progression to further learning and training. For others, this qualification could also provide a useful recognition of their practical skills and knowledge, to aid their step from one job role to another.


You will demonstrate your skills and knowledge by collecting evidence of your work. This evidence is usually presented in a portfolio (however your approved centre may use an alternative method). Your assessor will advise you on how to generate, collect and present your evidence. You will also undertake IMI set 'on-line' multiple-choice tests.

Want to know more?

Please contact an IMI approved centre.