Course overview

Motor Vehicle Level 1 City of Bristol College

This one-year vocational course will introduce you to the motor vehicle sector. It will help you develop skills to progress onto a trade-specific Level 1 course, a Level 2 course, an apprenticeship or employment.

You will complete a Level 1 BTEC Introductory Vocational Studies qualification and develop your employability skills.

You will take English and Maths Functional skills qualifications or resit GCSE Maths or English if you gain a Grade 3 at school.

Additional information

Who is this course for?

If you’re a school leaver and interested in motor vehicles this course is an ideal stepping stone towards achieving your ambition.

What you'll learn

During this vocational course, you will:

  • complete a series of motor vehicle assignments.
  • learn how to organise yourself and develop a Personal Progression Plan.
  • develop your employability skills.
  • undertake volunteering or work experience.

You will take an English and Maths Functional Skills qualification at the right level for you. If you achieve a Grade 3 for GCSE English or Maths at school you will undertake a resit in these subjects.

Course entry requirements

Our entry requirements for Level 1 are:

  • Two GCSEs Grade 2 (E) including Maths or English

or

  • Entry 3 Maths and English Functional Skills

We can also consider successful completion of any Entry 3 or another Level 1 vocational qualification.

You will need to attend an informal interview. Please bring a recent school report and record of attendance.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

This is a one-year, full-time course. You will be expected to attend College for three or four days a week.

During this course, you will be assessed in a variety of different ways to give you the best opportunity to demonstrate your skills throughout the year.

Future career and study opportunities

You could progress onto a Level 2 course, an apprenticeship or employment.

Additional costs

As a City of Bristol College student, you may incur additional costs to attend your course. For example, it is likely you may need to pay for travel and stationery.

You will need to provide suitable personal protective equipment (PPE) which includes boots, overalls and work gloves for use in the College workshop.

If you are on a limited income, you may be able to receive help from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.

To keep everyone safe, we’ve reduced the number of people in our buildings at one time. Most of our courses are online for the time being. 

A place for Bristol’s young people

Whatever happens, 16-18 year olds are guaranteed a place for 2021
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Fees and applications

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Motor Vehicle Level 1 SBSA
Bristol
Course Code
LMF1515C01-1
Dates
31/08/2021 - 27/06/2022
Duration
1 years
Days
Mon Tues & Thurs
Hours per week
9.00
Start Time
09:15
Location
SBSA
Fee
This course is still in its planning phase; course details - including fee information - are subject to change. In June, course details will be finalised and enrolment will open.
Apply
Motor Vehicle Level 1 Parkway Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LPF1515C01-1
Dates
31/08/2021 - 27/06/2022
Duration
1 years
Days
Mon Weds & Thurs
Hours per week
9.00
Start Time
09:15
Location
Parkway Centre
Fee
This course costs £362. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
Apply
Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
LMF1515C01-1 31/08/2021 - 27/06/2022 1 years Mon Tues & Thurs 9.00 09:15 SBSA
This course is still in its planning phase; course details - including fee information - are subject to change. In June, course details will be finalised and enrolment will open.
Apply
LPF1515C01-1 31/08/2021 - 27/06/2022 1 years Mon Weds & Thurs 9.00 09:15 Parkway Centre
This course costs £362. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
Apply

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