A motor vehicle course from Nacro is an ideal stepping stone into a job as a mechanic. You can learn the skills that most garages are looking for. We’ll take you through the basics of vehicle maintenance, help you improve your knowledge of components and part fitting, and give you plenty of hands on experience.

Age groups

14-16, 16-18, 19+

What courses can I choose?

CourseLevelQualificationAwarding body
CourseLevelQualificationAwarding body
Light Vehicle MaintenanceE3, 1 & 2Award, certificate or diplomaIMI Awards

What will I learn?

  • Health and safety around vehicles
  • Removal and fitting of parts
  • Using tools and materials
  • Engine, suspension, braking, electrical and exhaust systems
  • Inspection, repair and replacement of high performance vehicles

What qualification will I have?

Depending on which course you take,
you’ll have an award, a certificate or
a diploma.

How do I complete the course?

You’ll be assessed through an online test, an assignment or an oral assessment.

What can I do next?

With your qualification, you can apply for a job as a:

  • mechanic
  • tyre fitter
  • panel beater
  • roadside assistance mechanic
  • car valet

Alternatively you can learn a related course at a higher level or apply for an apprenticeship in a related work area.