• Level 1
  • Reference 601/8754/2 (G)
  • Subject Area Light Vehicle
  • Type VRQ, NVQ, VCQ

PLEASE NOTE: This qualification will close for registrations on 31st August 2021 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 engaging and motivating Vocationally Related Qualification (VRQ) is generally aimed at learners 14-19 years old, who have a keen interest to learn about the maintenance of various types of transport and the job roles that are available within the sector.


This qualification consists of a combination of units from:

  • Health and Safety practices
  • Foundation Skills
  • Personal Social Development (PSD)
  • Mechanical - covering various types of vehicles from Light, Heavy and Motorcycle
  • Electrical
  • Cycle Maintenance- additional unit group

This Generic route for Transport Maintenance allows learners to have the flexibility to develop their knowledge and skills across a variety of specialist areas to prepare them for further studies and potentially enter into a job role they desire.


Completion of this Certificate Qualification will support the learners progression onto Foundation Learning (Level 1) or High (Level 2) Diploma. It can 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. 

View this qualification on the Register of Regulated Qualifications


Documentation for IMI Centres

Find more information and documentation in IMI Connect

Start Date: Sun, 01/05/2016
End Date: Tue, 31/08/2021
Certificate End Date: Thu, 31/08/2023

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