Mechanics Level 1

Want to be a mechanic and like to learn in a practical way? This Level 1 Diploma gives you the basic skills and technical knowledge for the Repair and Maintenance of Vehicles with access to our industry standard workshops and fleet of cars based at our Auction Mart Campus, Skipton.

Course Level:
Level 1
1 Year
Auction Mart
Awarding Body:


Maintaining and repairing our own fleet of cars and tractors in our well-equipped industry standard workshops and investigation areas based at the Auction Mart Campus in Skipton will give you the practical and theoretical knowledge you need for a career in the world of vehicle mechanics.

You will be taught by vehicle mechanics industry specialists with a wealth of experience and skills in areas such a Construction Plant Repair, Motor Sports, Vehicle repair and AA patrol. You will develop your skills and ability to identify the source of mechanical and technical problems and how to fix them as well as servicing, maintaining vehicles, welding and pricing jobs.

Visits to manufacturers eg Sumo, E. Yorkshire dealers, auctions and trade shows will keep you up to date with the latest developments in the industry.


  • Engines
  • Maintenance & Repair of Cars & Light Vans
  • Steering, Suspension & Brakes
  • Transmission
  • Welding & Fabrication
  • Wheels & Tyres
  • Electricals

Entry Requirements

  • 4 GCSEs 9-1 (A*-G) including English & Maths



Your choices may include:

  • Light/Heavy Vehicle/Motorcycle Service Technician
  • MOT Technician
  • Service Technician
  • Tyre Fitter/Technician
  • Vehicle Body Repair
  • Vehicle Breakdown Engineer


Your choices may include:

  • Mechanics Level 2  (Agricultural)
  • Mechanics Level 2 (Automotive)
  • Land-based Service Engineering Apprenticeship
  • Motor Vehicle Service & Maintenance Engineering Apprenticeship