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Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Principles (Level 3 IMI Diploma) — Full-time

Course outline

Perfect if you want to build on your existing knowledge of motorcycle maintenance and repair and, most importantly, get you ready for that dream job!

You’ll learn how to diagnose and rectify motorcycle electrical, engine and chassis system faults.

You can expect lots of hands-on experience and practice in our purpose built workshops at London Road.

The course covers:

  • Knowledge of materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices used in the automotive environment
  • Diagnosing and rectifying motorcycle electrical faults
  • Motorcycle preparation and inspection
  • Diagnosing and rectifying motorcycle engine faults
  • Diagnosis and rectification of motorcycle chassis system faults

Aged 19 or over?

If you don't already hold a Level 3 qualification (equivalent to at least two A Levels, or a Level 3 vocational qualification), you can now study this course fully funded!

The Government’s new Free Courses for Jobs programme has created new opportunities for adults, aged 19 and over, to access fully funded full-time learning.

For more information, view our Free Courses for Jobs programme.

If you are aged 16-18 without having achieved a Level 3 qualification, you will also be eligible for full funding.

How to apply for this course

Apply online to start in 2023/24.

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Location Date
London Road

Start: Monday 4th September 2023

Course code: C000203 / Q001179


IMI Level 3 Diploma in Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Principles


1 year

Level Level 3
Entry requirements

For entry onto this course you must have previous relevant industry qualifications or significant experience.

If you are aged 16-18, you will need need to have achieved a GCSE grade 4 in both English Language and Maths prior to starting this qualification. If are 19+ you can undertake an initial English and Maths assessment to determine whether you are suitable for this course.

All applicants are invited in for a formal interview before a place is offered.

All learners need to complete a work placement as part of their course.

Teaching & assessment

The assessment is made up of three components (set by IMI Awards):

  • Practical tasks
  • Online testing
  • Portfolio of evidence

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.


Choose to follow with employment in the motorcycle industry.

Additional information

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees.

If you are an EU/EEA or Swiss National, please visit our EU Settled Status scheme page for more information.

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