Light Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repir Principles - Level 3 Diploma at Easton & Otley College
This is for individuals who are not employed in the motor industry who want the opportunity to develop occupational knowledge to carry out the practical tasks of a diagnostic technician, working in the areas of electrical/electronic control systems, mechanical and suspension fault finding.
This course is designed to give a comprehensive understanding into the skills needed for a successful career in the motor vehicle industry. This is one year, full time course based at our Otley campus. The awarding body is IMIAL.
Students at the Otley campus benefit from modern, purpose built facilities to learn in, including light and heavy vehicle workshops as well as classrooms. Students also benefit from a wide range of equipment, including diagnostic testing equipment, vehicle body repair equipment and a variety of vehicles to work on, including cars, motor bikes and go carts.
Students are also given the opportunity to participate in regional and national challenges, as well as forge links with the local community.
This course is designed for individuals not employed in the industry who want to develop their fault-finding and occupational knowledge needed to be successful in this industry. This course is based on in-depth fault diagnosis, and will involve using modern diagnostic equipment to diagnose and rectify complex electrical and mechanical faults.
The IMI courses allow us to take some of your underpinning knowledge from a full time course and use it to build up your work-based learning portfolio, and if you were to change onto an apprenticeship, this gives you the flexibility to if a full time role becomes available. Students are also given the opportunity to better their qualifications in English, Maths and ICT.
A profile of GCSEs at grade C to include English and Maths and Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair.
Students must also have a good understanding of numeracy and literacy. After application, students will be informally interviewed to assess their suitability for this course.
Progression routes from this course include a range of possible Higher Education Engineering (not limited to Motor Vehicle) qualifications, foundation degrees, or directly into full time employment in the industry
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Easton & Otley College directly.