Car Maintenance

  • Course Code: BA144

This course is ideal for those considering a job as a motor mechanic without any prior experience.

  • Reduce your car costs by carrying out repairs yourself!
  • Learn all about the different components of a motor vehicle.
  • Expand your knowledge of how it functions as part of a complete unit. 
  • Learn how to carry out an MOT pre-check in order to reduce any unexpected bills.

All course materials will be delivered to you by post or via email, so it couldn't be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors will help you every step of the way by email.

You will have more than enough time to complete your course so you can work at your own pace. Completed coursework can be delivered by post or via email, so handing in an assignment is simple.

Home learning is simple and stress-free, so enrol with us today!

Course Content

  • Unit 1: Breakdown and Emergencies
  • Unit 2: The Vehicle Body, Fixtures and Fittings
  • Unit 3: The Engine and its Operation
  • Unit 4: Suspension and Steering
  • Unit 5: The Braking System
  • Unit 6: The Electrical and Ignition System
  • Unit 7: The Cooling System
  • Unit 8: The Air-Conditioning and Heating System
  • Unit 9: Transmission- Manual and Automatic
  • Unit 10: Fuel Systems
  • Unit 11: Emissions and Exhausts
  • Unit 12: MOT Pre-Check


You will be assessed through a series of written assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. There is no external examination required.

Course Duration

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. This is a lot more time than you need, allowing you to work flexibly without the pressure of deadlines.

Study Method

The course is designed for study by distance learning at home or at work. Students will receive all course materials by post or online, plus tutor support by email.

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course successful learners will receive the Car Maintenance certificate.

Course Questions and Answers

Q: What skills are needed to enrol onto this course?

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.

Q: What is included in the cost of my course?

  • Student record bag
  • Pen
  • Study guide
  • Comprehensive study notes
  • Personal tutor support
  • Assignment marking and feedback

Q: Are there any additional costs?

No. Everything you need is included in the price!

Q: How do I get my work assessed?

You will send your work back to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your certification.

Q: What do I do if I still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

Reviews for this course

"Full and clear"
Oleksandr Pasichnyk, Grantham

This is a good college, the study materials for car maintenance given to me are full and clear. My tutor is on hand all thr time to help me. I'm studying this course because I have an interest and hope at the end of the course to find a job that I like.

"This course has made me feel much more confident "
Paiwand Karimi, Ipswich

This course has made me feel much more confident and ready to start a business. I also feel that the skills learnt will be useful in my current job

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