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Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles (Level 3 IMI Diploma) - Full-time

Male motor vehicle student standing in front of ramps that have cars with their bonnets open

Course outline

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

How to apply for this course

Apply online now for 2021/22.

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Location Date
London Road
Nottingham
NG2 3DX

Start: 6th September 2021

Course code: C000199 / Q001146

Qualification

IMI Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles

Duration

1 year

Level Level 3
Entry requirements

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).

Assessment

You’ll undertake a range of practical assessments, online tests and written assignments to build your theoretical knowledge.

Progression

Choose to follow with a job in the motor vehicle industry in large main dealerships or smaller local providers.

Additional information

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding!

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