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Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (Level 3)

Key course information

Automotive Maintenance


1 year

Full Time

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Course Overview

This level 3 course is progression based, students will need to have already completed a level 2 motor vehicle or motorsport qualification.

What will I learn?

During the year you will be taught how to safely diagnose and rectify faults within the automotive sector. The course will be split between practical and theory with the classroom time making approximately 50% of the course.

You will learn:
Skills in Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive Environment, Support for Job Roles in the Automotive Environment, Materials, Fabrication, Tools and Measuring Devices used in the Automotive Environment, Diagnosing and Rectifying Vehicle Auxiliary Electrical Faults, Diagnosing and Rectifying Light Vehicle Engine Faults, Diagnosing and Rectifying Light Vehicle Engine Faults, Rectification of Light Vehicle Transmission and Driveline Faults.

Entry Requirements

Access to the Level 3 course is via a Level 2 equivalent course, students will need to have achieved maths and English GCSE grade 4 (C) or functional skills level 2.

Study, Assessment and Qualifications

The knowledge component of this qualification is also independently assessed via online testing. The tests are mapped to each knowledge unit's learning outcomes and assessment criteria to ensure coverage. These tests are marked electronically by IMI.

What Could I Do Next?

On completion of your course you may choose to progress onto these following courses

For some learners this qualification could prepare them for progression to further learning and training. For others, this qualification could also provide a useful recognition of their practical skills and knowledge, to aid their step from one job role to another.

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