DIY Car Maintenance


  • Adults (Part-time)


This course has been postponed and does not currently have any future dates.

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

This course runs on Thursday evenings, 6-9pm for 10 weeks.
It runs in January, April and September and the cost is £425.

Please be aware that this course is always heavily oversubscribed. We are unable to accommodate all interested enquirers.

To register your interest, please call 020 7258 7253 or email


Entry Requirements

Suitable for beginners, no previous experience is required.