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DIY Car Maintenance

  • Fee
  • Duration of course 10 weeks
  • Course type Short Course
  • This course is suitable for Adults
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Please note that January's course will not be running. The next course will be after Easter.

The course is intended to help people who want to save money on car service and repair bills, and who would enjoy undertaking basic car maintenance.

Certain key areas are crucial – e.g., servicing and pre-MOT checks – as these​ ensure students gain vital tips on being safe and ‘savvy’ motorists, hopefully saving themselves money along the way.

Some of the topics covered :

  • Vehicle Safety
  • Vehicle Servicing
  • Fault Finding
  • Simple Repairs
  • MOT Checking

By the end of the 10 weeks students have a general understanding of the motor trade, vehicle components, basic legal and recommended requirements, and a `how to` approach to basic DIY.

Some of the topics covered: Servicing and maintenance of lubrication systems, cooling systems, braking systems, transmission systems, electrical systems, wheels and tyres.

NB: You will need to wear stout protective footwear and suitable overalls ​

For further information and to apply please call 020 7258 7253 or email