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Level 1 in Transport Maintenance

  1. CampusMaidstone
  2. Course Length1 Year
  3. Type of CourseFull Time
  4. Week Commencing05-09-2022
  5. Annual Fee£823

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The Details


Our Level 1 Motor Vehicle Programme is a perfect introduction into one of the largest industries in the country. You will have the opportunity to train in our industry standard workshops and build your skills to prepare for our level 2 course or an apprenticeship.

What is covered.

You will study all areas of motor vehicle maintenance from engines, gearboxes and electrics, to brakes, steering and suspension. You will also learn about health and safety and the skills needed to work in the motor industry.

Assessment method.

You will complete an online e-Portfolio and practical tasks throughout the year. There is 1 online examination.

Other Important Info

You will need to purchase the PPE pack which includes overalls, polo shirts and work trousers. You will also need steel toe cap footwear.

All MidKent College students will continue studying English and maths until they are 19, or until they have achieved a Grade C/4. Your study programme will incorporate a Work Placement of up to 350 hours in a role relevant to your study. All students will have access to a Personal Tutor to support their personal and professional development.

Future Prospects

You could progress to our Level 2 Certificate in Light Vehicle Maintenance or an apprenticeship.

Entry Requirements

A minimum of four GCSEs at grade 2/F or above, including English or maths.

Why Choose MidKent College?

  • We provide some of the finest teaching and learning environments you’ll find in a further education college in the country, having built a brand-new campus in Gillingham in 2009 and refurbished our Maidstone Campus in a redevelopment programme completed in 2016.
  • Both of our campuses are fully-equipped with workshops that simulate real working environments, equipment that replicates the latest technology students will find in the workplace, and commercial facilities that are open to the public.
  • The University Centre Maidstone (UCM) building at our Oakwood Park campus is a dedicated campus for university-level courses and professional training.
  • Our career advisers booked 1105 careers interviews in 2020-2021! They'll be able to give you impartial guidance as to the range of education, training and employment opportunities available to you.

    • What our students say...

      Charlie Veazey

      I’ve always had an interest in the mechanical side of things which is why I chose the programme. I am very practical and hands on, give me job and I don’t mind doing it - I’ll try anything once. My Dad used to work in the industry and since from about the age 4 or 5 I’ve been rebuilding motorbikes. I work for a company ...