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TVET Council Barbados

Motor Vehicle Engine Systems Level 1 (CVQ)

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is for individuals who wish to enhance their effectiveness in the automotive service industry. Individuals who would benefit from this qualification include:

  • Auto Mechanics
  • Automotive Service Technicians

This list is not exhaustive and only serves to illustrate the breadth of the qualification.

How it is structured?

To achieve this Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ), candidates must successfully complete all mandatory units plus a minimum of three (3) Level One elective units and one (1) Level Two elective unit.

What does it covers?

The mandatory units cover:

  • Perform technical computations (basic)
  • Service engines and associated engine components
  • Service cooling systems and associated components
  • Disassemble/assemble cylinder head and check tolerances
  • Disassemble/assemble engine block and subassemblies and evaluate components/check tolerances
  • Perform routine servicing of petrol fuel systems

The optional units cover:

  • Perform basic inspection of steering and suspension system Prepare for wheel alignment operations
  • Prepare for manual/automatic transmission service/repair
  • Perform routine inspection of brake system component/unit
  • Repair engines and associated engine components
  • Repair cooling systems and associated components
  • Repair and tuning petrol fuel systems
  • Service and repairing charging and starting systems/components
  • Repair exhaust systems
  • Repair ignition systems

Where is it available?

There are no assessment centres offering this qualification at this time. For further information email us at or call (246) 435-3096 or (246) 228-3383.
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