This course is perfect if you’re serious about a career in the motor industry and want to take your professional automotive skills to the next level.
You’ll learn to test and diagnose more complex faults and complete repairs in engines, chassis, transmission and electronics. You’ll also learn more about the different job roles in the automotive industry and the tools and equipment used to maintain and repair vehicles.
You can expect to put everything you’ve learned into practice in our workshops at London Road, where you’ll be working alongside experienced technicians from a wide range of manufacturers. Each day you’ll be given a set of maintenance tasks and diagnostics to complete.
The course will teach you how to:
- Diagnose and rectify light vehicle engine and component faults
- Diagnose and rectify light vehicle chassis system faults
- Remove and replace chassis units and components
- Remove and replace electrical auxiliary units and components
- Contribute to workplace housekeeping
- Make sure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety
Aged 24 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 Lifetime Skills Guarantee programme has created new opportunities for adults, aged 24 and over, to access fully funded full-time learning.
For more information, view our Funded Courses for Over 24s page.
If you are aged 16-18 or 19-23 without having achieved a Level 3 qualification, you will also be eligible for full funding.
Start: 6th September 2021
Course code: C000199 / Q001146
IMI Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles
You’ll need 5 GCSEs at grades 9– 4 (A*– C), including English Language and Maths – both of these must be grades 9– 4 (A*– C) or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths, or a relevant Level 2 vocational qualification with English and Maths GCSE grades 9– 4 (A*– C).
You’ll undertake a range of practical assessments, online tests and written assignments to build your theoretical knowledge.
Choose to follow with a job in the motor vehicle industry in large main dealerships or smaller local providers.
Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees.
If you are aged 19 or over you may still be eligible for funding. Check out our Financial Help pages to find out more!
If you are an EU/EEA or Swiss National, please visit our EU Settled Status scheme page for more information.
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