AUTO ELECTRICAL & MOBILE ELECTRICAL PRINCIPLES - LEVEL 3 DIPLOMA

Duration: 18 months
Level: Level 3
Last Updated: 25-03-20

This course is suitable for those employed in the automotive sector, already holding a relevant level 2 qualification or with significant industry experience. Alongside the development of transferable skills, this qualification is designed to provide an in-depth understanding of advanced automotive technology, including diagnostic and repair techniques for a range of electrical systems.

The course covers vehicle electrical systems including auxiliary electrical, engine management systems and chassis systems and provides learners with an understanding of not only what has gone wrong with a vehicle but also the ability to actively find solutions to those problems.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

This qualification will enable individuals to carry out advanced automotive fault diagnostics on a range of vehicle systems and modules studied include:

  • 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
  • Diagnosis and rectification of vehicle auxiliary electrical faults
  • Inspecting vehicles using prescribed methods
  • Diagnosis and rectification of engine electrical faults
  • Diagnosis and rectification of transmission and chassis electrical faults
  • Conducting vehicle enhancement and installation consultations with customers in the motor vehicle environment

HOW WILL I BE TAUGHT?

There will be a mixture of theoretical classroom work and practical workshop skills.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

Assessments are made up of three components that include practical tasks, online tests and written assignments.

WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?

Completion of the programme demonstrates competence in the field and enables progression onto higher levels of study, if desired. It also provides the foundation for progression onto the MOT Level 2 Award (New Testers), dependent upon additional eligibility criteria.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

This course is suitable for those employed in the automotive sector, already holding a relevant level 2 qualification or with significant industry experience.

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