Fee Information

Fees indicated are based on the current year (August 2016 to July 2017) and are subject to change next year.

Our further education courses (Entry to Level 3) are usually free if you are 16-18 years old. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support to help with other costs associated with your course such as course materials and travel.

If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees.

If you are enrolling onto a Level 3 or 4 course and are over 19 years of age the fees may be higher and you will be required to take out an Advanced Learning Loan, please see the guide to fees for more information.

International students will be required to pay the full International course fee.

For more information, see our guide to fees.

About this course

This is a starter course for the budding motor mechanics of tomorrow, it covers all the following areas:

  • Health & Safety
  • Vehicle systems components and operation introduction to how they work
  • Routine Vehicle Checks
  • Basic Vehicle Valeting And more
Entry Requirements
  • F/S maths and English
  • You will be required to attend a College interview and complete an assessment test.
  • A recent reference.
Assessment Method

Completion of e-portfolio as well as on-line testing and workshop assessments.

Progression Opportunities

Some learners continued to study and progressed on to Motor Vehicle Servicing & Repair Level 1 to improve their prospects of employment in the motor industry or sought a training place in the motor industry.

Study Methods

Workshops at Acton/Southall campus.

You will learn in dedicated classrooms and fully equipped workshops, supported by fully trained motor vehicle engineers.

The course is over three days, which includes obtaining the required functional level and the completion of a PSD award.


We look forward to welcoming you to Ealing, Hammersmith and West London's College. We are enrolling now. Come along to the College to enrol directly. See our enrolment dates and times.