Entry Level 3 IMI Certificate in Introduction to Automotive Maintenance and Repair

Course Code: P259057

Key Information

  • Course type


  • Campus:

    Highbury Campus

  • Start Date:

    Sept 23

  • Duration:

    One year

  • Attendance:


  • 16-18 school leaver fee:


For anyone who wants to develop their knowledge and skills across a variety of specialist areas to prepare you for further studies or employment.

Units include:

  • principles of component fitting
  • spark ignition engine systems
  • compression ignition engine systems
  • engine liquid cooling and lubrication
  • steering and suspension systems
  • vehicle braking systems, wheels and tyres
  • vehicle driveline maintenance and electrical foundation skills.

You will be taken on a number of trips to find out about different aspects of the industry and the many roles open to you. You will also benefit from 24/7 access to our online resources LJ Create and Vehicle Visuals.

Alongside this qualification, you will be working towards specific Functional Skills or GCSE qualifications in maths and English.

There are no entry requirements for this course.

You will develop the skills, knowledge and attitudes that you will need to progress into positive destinations. You will be assessed through a variety of ways (activity, group work, photographic and video), which will be presented through a portfolio of evidence.

You will be assigned a tutor who will support you throughout your time in college. Teaching staff will work closely with you to help you achieve planned learning goals. Our staff are experienced at delivering classes to meet your needs and will work with you to build your confidence and skills.

Our Highbury Campus is equipped with modern resources that will support you to achieve positive outcomes and to achieve your qualification.

This course lasts 36 weeks and 100% attendance is expected for the duration of the programme. Maths, English, work experience and tutorials all form part of the overall qualification and non-attendance to any of these sessions may result in the overall qualification not being achieved. Continued non-attendance to any timetabled sessions may result in losing your place on the course.

You can progress to the Level 1 Diploma in Transport Maintenance.

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