Automotive Technical Training

Diploma in Motorcycle Maintenance, Level 1

Course overview

Are you passionate about motorcycles? Would you like to learn more about mechanics? Are you considering a career in the automotive industry? If so, then you should consider our Diploma in Motorcycle Maintenance, Level 1.

Whether you want to work on choppers, cruisers, or sports bikes, our Level 1 Diploma will introduce you to the world of motorcycle maintenance and repair, and provide you with the skills and training you need to develop a great career in the industry.

You will learn a range of different procedures for servicing and repairing motorcycles in our specialist workshop, which offers all the tools and equipment you would find in a professional dealership. You will have the choice of fifteen modern and classic motorcycles to work on, including sports, commuters, cruisers, and mopeds with two and four stroke singles, twins, triples and fours.

In addition to working on bikes using engine stands, hoists and ramps, you will learn the theory you need to support your skills. You will learn all about the workings of engines, gearboxes, suspension, brakes and electrical systems.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. Entry will be subject to a satisfactory reference and interview.

Entry decisions will be discretionary at interview. Students will continually be assessed through probation period to ensure they are on the correct level.

Course Modules

- Motorcycle Construction
- Routine Maintenance and Motorcycle Chassis Systems
- Motorcycle Engines
- Fuel, Ignition, Air and Exhaust System Units and Components
- Introduction to Low Carbon Technologies in the Automotive Industry

How will I be assessed?

Through a combination of practical and written assessments.

What can I do next

Upon successful completion of this course, you could progress onto our Level 2 Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair course.

Future career possibilities include (but are not limited to):
- Automotive Technician
- Service Technician
- Diagnostic Technician
- Motorcycle Maintenance Engineer
- CAP Engineer
- Specialist Trimmer
- Product Designer
- Quality Controller
- Body Repair
- Paint Sprayer
- Maintenance Technician
- Auto Electrician