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Motor Vehicle Maintenance: Introduction

This introduction to Motor Vehicle Maintenance course is for those wanting to learn the basics of motor vehicle maintenance to cut the costs of routine maintenance. You will learn a range of basic skills including removing and refitting a road wheel if you get a flat tyre, replacing wiper blades, checking lighting systems and changing light bulbs, inspecting brake discs, oil and filter changes, examining the cooling system, checking tyre pressure and legal limits and understanding the signs and signals that your car will give to highlight maintenance requirements.This course has flexible start dates and will run every four weeks based on demand. Please call us for further information. The course would also suit adult mature drivers who might wish to cut the costs of routine maintenance.

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Time 17:30 - 20:30
Days Running Thursday
Duration 3 weeks
Location Somer Valley Campus
Price £90
Spaces 8
Course Code L93MVM1-SEL1A1920
Time 17:30 - 20:30
Days Running Thursday
Duration 3 weeks
Location Somer Valley Campus
Price £90
Spaces 8
Course Code L93MVM1-SEL1B1920

What topics are covered?

You will learn a range of skills to assist with basic vehicle maintenance including: How to remove and refit a road wheel if you get a flat tyre; How to change wiper blades; How to change light bulbs; How to check and inspect disc brakes; How to complete oil and filter changes; Understand the signals and signs that your car will give to highlight maintenance requirements; By learning and understanding some of these simple tasks will result in potential savings on garage and mechanic costs. You will be fully supported by the tutor.

Who is the course aimed at?

Anyone interested in performing basic maintenance tasks on their own vehicles. Suitable for beginners, no experience necessary.

How will I learn?

The course will be based in the workshop to give you the maximum experience. Practical demonstrations and individual tuition. You will also be encouraged to bring your own car to be able to carry out the practical tasks which would be specific to your vehicle.

What can I do after this course?

Level 1 Motor Vehicle Diploma

Which department is this course in?

Department of Technology

Where will I need to go on my first day?

On your first day, please report to the Reception in the Cam Building at Somer Valley Campus.

What do I need to bring?

You will need to bring your own work boots and overalls and during your course you will be encouraged to bring your own car.

What else do I need to know?

To avoid disappointment, please make sure you enrol on your chosen course early. Decisions regarding running or cancelling a course are made one week prior to the start of the course. If a course is cancelled, you will be informed and your course fees refunded in full. Please see Terms and Conditions of Enrolment.

The course will not run on bank holidays or during half term. Please check the term dates.

Where can I find out more information?

If you need help or answers to specific questions, please contact the Student Advice Centre on 01225 312191 ext 720 or email info@bathcollege.ac.uk.

How do I enrol?

You can enrol on this course:

Online: Click the "Add to Cart" button to enrol online.
Phone: Call 01225 328720 during our opening hours
Post: Download the Love2learn Learning Agreement and send to Student Advice Centre, Bath College, Avon Street, Bath BA1 1UP.
In person: Visit the Student Advice Centre in either of our campuses

Please see how to enrol for more detailed information.

How do I apply?

You can enrol on this course:

Online: Click the "Add to Cart" button to enrol online.
Phone: Call 01225 328720 during our opening hours
Post: Download the Love2learn Learning Agreement and send to Student Advice Centre, Bath College, Avon Street, Bath BA1 1UP.
In person: Visit the Student Advice Centre in either of our campuses

Please see how to enrol for more detailed information.

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