Cambridge Regional College - Centre of Vocational Excellence

Basic Vehicle Maintenance

Cambridge Campus

Course Code:CM5BVMB
Start Date:TBC
End Date:TBC
Start Time:18:00
End Time:21:00


Course Overview

Have passion or interest in cars? Fancy learning how to car out basic repairs and maintenance? This  6 week course is a great starting point to introduce the skills and knowledge to keep motoring cost down and maintain the safety of your vehicle .

Training in our specialist Motor Vehicle Technology Centre, our experienced tutors will help you to become familiar with basic vehicles checks, including wheels and tyres, braking systems, engine, lighting, as well as tips and techniques used by professional mechanics in a fun and enjoyable way.

This course allows you to reduce your car costs by carrying out basic repairs yourself, as well as learning how to carry out an MOT pre-checks. This short course may also inspire you to look at a career in the Motor industry.

Course Content  :

• Workshop Health and Safety
• Pre Journey Checks
• Basic Vehicle Health checks
• Visual inspection of braking and suspension areas
• Bulb Changes
• Wheels and tyres
• Basic Servicing

The course will be made up of 2 hours Practical and 1 hour basic Theory.

Excellent modern facilities representing dealer level working Environment, large workshop with great range of vehicles to work on. Tutors who are learner focused to enable learners to reach their potential. Work on your own car and carry out reasonable work which can be concluded in the workshop session (Parts must be supplied by yourself)

Students will need to provide their own overalls and safety footwear (Steel Toe Cap)

Note : Max number 8 Minimum number to run the course 6.

Progression & Career Opportunities

Enrolment onto a more in-depth course.

Entry Requirements

A vehicle and a mechanical aptitude.

Learning Assessment & Support

We want you to achieve to the very best of your ability at CRC. To make this happen we offer both learning and personal support by specialist staff tailored to meet your specific needs.

A series of observed practical tests.

How to Apply

To apply, please complete a CRC Enrolment Form, which can be downloaded from our website Download here. The Enrolment Form can also be found in the back of our part-time prospectus or contact us via email enquiry@camre.ac.uk.

Cambridge Campus Status

The Cambridge Campus is open as normal.

Huntingdon Campus Status

The Huntingdon Campus is open as normal.