Duration: 6-12 months | £60pp per session
Sessions: 09.30am – 11.30am / 12.30pm-14.30pm
Starts: Enrolments from September 2023
Progression: Level 1 Car Body Work
Sessions can be once a week. We can accommodate single students or block bookings from schools, APs, CIC and Trusts. Max numbers per group is 6.
This course is aimed at Year 9,10 & 11s.
Who Should Attend This Course?
Learners will develop the practical skills required to prepare for and complete the routine
maintenance tasks performed during the servicing of a motor vehicle. In this unit, you will carry out a range of motor vehicle servicing procedures safely.
You will learn to assess the condition of a range of parts checked during a service and replace those that are worn.
It is important that you are able to find out and use certain technical information needed to
complete a service. This unit will help you to develop skills to progress to qualifications in different sectors as well as to
progress to other qualifications in engineering. The transferable and sector skills you develop in this
unit can enable you to progress to further learning
In this unit you will:
A Carry out routine service tasks on a motor vehicle safely
B Demonstrate communication skills when dealing with customers
Preparation for carrying out routine service tasks
• Access to servicing guidance, to include manufacturer’s workshop manuals,
owner’s workshop manuals, labour time manuals.
• Use of routine vehicle servicing schedules.
• Technical data: parts databases, technical data manuals, component or consumable
product labelling and data sheets.
Safe working practices when carrying out motor vehicle servicing
• Important general safety considerations when working in an automotive workshop,
to include awareness of moving vehicles, impact, trapping and entanglement in moving
parts or lifting equipment, use of appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE),
maintaining a tidy work area.
• Safe working practices relevant to servicing procedures, to include safe handling of engine
oil and other fluids, correct disposal of waste products, dealing with spillages, correct use
of tools and equipment, including those using compressed air, avoiding contact with high
temperature fluids or components.
Routine service tasks
• Safe removal, disposal and replacement of service consumable items, to include engine oil,
oil filter, air filter, fuel filter (diesel), spark plugs (petrol).
• Condition assessment, safe removal, disposal and replacement of other items checked
during a service, to include tyres, engine coolant, headlight and ancillary bulbs, fuses,
brake pads or shoes, batteries, auxiliary drive belt, windscreen wipers.
• Fluid level checks and top up, to include engine oil, clutch fluid, brake fluid, power steering
fluid, automatic transmission fluid, gearbox oil, differential oil, windscreen washer fluid,
Tools and equipment
• Safe and appropriate use of general and automotive workshop tools and equipment, to
include general hand tools, airline and tyre inflator, tyre pressure gauge, pneumatic impact
wrench, feeler gauges, tyre tread depth gauge, vehicle lifts and jacks, oil filter wrench.
Completing servicing records
• Servicing records, to include copies of any technical information used, service checklist,
manufacturer’s part number of any replacement parts used type and grade of any
replacement fluids, vehicle registration number, manufacturer, model, year of
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