AUTOMOTIVE LIGHT VEHICLE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR - LEVEL 3 DIPLOMA

Duration: 1 year
Level: Level 3
Last Updated: 25-03-20

The Level 3 Diploma is suitable for individuals employed in the automotive sector, already holding a relevant level 2 qualification or with significant industry experience. Alongside the development of transferable skills, learners on this course will study principles in-depth, as they begin to understand not only what has gone wrong with a vehicle but are also able to actively find solutions to those problems.

This course builds upon the knowledge developed at Level 1 and Level 2 with the inclusion of diagnosing complex system faults and advanced systems operations.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

Modules studied as part of this course include:

  • Advanced chassis technology
  • Advanced engine technology
  • Advanced transmission technology
  • Advanced electrical and electronic technology

HOW WILL I BE TAUGHT?

You will be taught in the automotive workshop by industry experienced tutors, working on real cars with state-of-the art equipment.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

This qualification is assessed using a range of methods appropriate for this level of technical qualification, set by IMI, including practical skills assessments, written assignments and online tests.

WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?

This qualification provides a high level of underpinning knowledge and skill, which enables progression onto some higher education qualifications in automotive and engineering related subjects. It also provides the foundation for progression on to the MOT Level 2 Award (New Testers), dependent upon additional eligibility criteria.

IS THERE ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW?

For workshop activities, you will need to purchase suitable overalls and work boots.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must already hold a relevant level 2 qualification or have significant industry experience.

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