Motorcycle and Motorbike Maintenance and Repair Mechanic Level 1

Course Information

  • Course Code: TM112
  • Duration: 1 academic year
  • Validated by: The Institute of the Motor Industry
Overview

Motorcycle and Motorbike Maintenance and Repair Mechanic Level 1 will provide you with the essential knowledge needed to someday be a successful mechanic working within a motorcycle garage, dealership or within bespoke vehicle production.

You will study in our world-class £5.5m Regional Automotive Technology Hub (RATH), which was developed collaboratively with leading automotive manufacturers. Look forward to state-of-the-art workshops that look and feel just like industry. 

The Regional Automotive Technology Hub (RATH) is also a commercial garage and dealership, offering a number of services available to the public.

We work with a broad range of high-profile partners, including Chorley Nissan, Simpsons Skoda and Bowker BMW to provide you with a number of exciting opportunities. These range from work placements to career-boosting workshops. The skills you gain during an industry work placement will make you an attractive candidate to any future employer.

We work with a broad range of high-profile partners, including Chorley Nissan, Simpsons Skoda and Bowker BMW to provide you with a number of exciting opportunities. These range from work placements to career-boosting workshops. The skills you gain during an industry work placement will make you an attractive candidate to any future employer.

We've also taken our students on some really exciting trips in the past, including Manchester Museum of Science and Industry, National Transport Museum, Prestige Karting, Autosport International at Birmingham NEC and Track Day at Three Sisters Race Course!

What will I study?

This programme will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to be successful in today’s motor vehicle industry. Here is just a small snapshot of the types of things you will learn:

  • Health and safety at work.
  • Materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices.
  • Routine motorcycle maintenance.
  • Motorcycle internal engine systems.
  • Replacing motorcycle electrical units and components.

Motorcycle and Motorbike Maintenance and Repair Mechanic Level 1 is delivered through a combination of classroom and workshop activities, taught by passionate tutors who are experts within their field.

Entry Requirements

1 GCSE at Grade E/2 or completion of an Entry Level course.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through a combination of workshop (practical), online and written assessments.

What can I do next?

Most students choose to progress to a relevant Level 2 course, or move onto an Apprenticeship, subject to relevant employment.

Your Study Programme

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