Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles (Part-time) for Adults

Course Code: P258253

Key Information

  • Course type


  • Campus:

    Highbury Campus

  • Start Date:

    12 Sept 2024

  • Duration:

    1 year

  • Attendance:


  • Fees:

    £5,421.00 or Free

Automotive students inspect a car in the automotive workshop at Highbury Campus

This VRQ offers an ideal step for those who are employed, and wish to continue with their studies, as the knowledge at Level 3 meets that of the related VCQ.

This qualification is designed to provide a standardised approach for the delivery and assessment of the knowledge and skills requirements. This VRQ also provides the knowledge requirements for the Level 2 IMI in MOT Testing (Classes 4 & 7) or the Level 3 IMI Award in MOT Test Centre Management.

Units include:

  • Diagnosing and Rectification of Automotive Auxiliary Electrical Faults
  • Diagnosing and Rectifying Light Engine Faults
  • Diagnosing and Rectifying Light Vehicle Chassis Unit Faults
  • Diagnosing and Rectifying Light Vehicle Transmission and Driveline Faults
  • Health & Safety.

Must have completed a full Level 2 Diploma in Motor Vehicle Technology or equivalent.

This is a one-year part-time evening course.

The assessment of is made up of three components, which are set by IMI including practical tasks, online testing and written assignment/coursework. All work carried out on the IMI e-portolio.

School Leavers under the age of 19 do not have to pay fees on any full time courses, though may have to pay for their second year if turning 19 during their studies. If you’re aged 19 or over you might qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan. It’s easy to apply for and you won’t have to pay anything back until you’re earning over £25,000. If you are studying a part-time course and you receive one of the following benefits, or you depend financially on someone who does, you may be entitled to have your tuition fees waived: Job Seekers Allowance, Income Support. You will, however, have to pay any awarding body/assessment fees (unless you are on a first full level 2 course). * If you are in receipt of Working Tax Credit or receive other allowances, you may be eligible to claim concessionary rates. If you are entitled to a fee concession you will be asked to provide proof of your entitlement. It is essential that you inform us if your entitlement changes at any time during your course.

Students can progress on to the Level 2 IMI in MOT Testing (Classes 4 & 7) or the Level 4 Master Technician in Motor Vehicle Technology course.

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