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City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate in Tyre Fitting Principles

Course Level:

Level 1

Job opportunities after this course: 

Motor vehicle service and repair fast fit industry (motor mechanic/ tyre fitter).

Overview of the course: 

For students wanting to develop some of the key skills and understanding in motor vehicle systems.
Successful candidates will have the basic skills needed to apply for an automotive apprenticeship within the fast fit industry. These qualifications could also be used as an ‘interest’ course for a wide range of learners.

Entry requirements: 

Subject to interview.


Skills in Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive Environment
Knowledge of Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive Environment
Skills to Support Working Relationships in the Automotive Work Environment
Knowledge to Support working relationships in the Automotive Work Environment
Introduction to vehicle technology and workshop methods and processes
Carry out basic routine vehicle maintenance of wheels, tyres, suspention and vehicle braking systems


How is the course assessed?: 

Online multiple choice tests and practical assessments in the vehicle workshop.

Further study options after this course: 

City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle fast fit or an apprentice in the motor vehicle industry.

Length of the course: 

1 Year Full Time.
50% of the program delivered in a classroom environment. 50% in the workshop. Students will be required to carryout indepenant learning using IT resources made available to them.


Technical Skills Academy Peterlee

When does the course start: 


How to apply: 

To apply for this course using our online application form, please click www.eastdurham.ac.uk/application_form or on the Apply navigation above. Alternatively if you need assistance with your application or you would like to apply using a paper application form you can call us on 0191 518 8222.

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