Level 3

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair 

Duration

1 year

Location

Rush Green

Starting

Sep 2020

Audience

16-18
Adult 19+

Careers

Motor vehicle

The Level 3 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair is designed for students who have already completed the Level 2 Diploma in Maintenance & Repair and are interested in developing their skills in the area of diagnostics and repair sector.

Students will study the following units:

Mandatory

  • Skills in Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive Environment
  • Knowledge of Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive Environment
  • Skills in Supporting Job Roles in the Automotive Environment
  • Knowledge of Supporting Job Roles in the Automotive Environment
  • Skills in Materials, Fabrication Tools and Measuring Devices used in the Automotive Environment
  • Knowledge of Materials, Fabrication Tools and Measuring Devices used in the Automotive Environment

Optional

  • Skills in Diagnosing and Rectifying Vehicle Auxiliary Electrical Faults
  • Knowledge of Diagnosing and Rectifying Vehicle Auxiliary Electrical Faults
  • Skills in Diagnosing and Rectifying Light Vehicle Engine Faults
  • Knowledge of Diagnosing and Rectifying Light Vehicle Engine Faults
  • Skills in Diagnosing and Rectifying Light Vehicle Chassis Faults
  • Knowledge of Diagnosing and Rectifying Light Vehicle Chassis Faults
  • Knowledge of Diagnosing Light Vehicle Transmission and Driveline Faults
  • Skills in Inspecting Light Vehicles, Using Prescribed Methods
  • Knowledge of Inspecting Light Vehicles, Using Prescribed Methods

Each Unit is assessed through practical-based observed tasks, written assessments and online exams.

There is no direct entry onto the Level 3 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair, completion of the IMI Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair or equivalent is required.

Successful students can progress into employment or an apprenticeship within the motor industry. The Level 3 Diploma is also ideal for students who want to progress to Higher Education.

Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.