Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles Diploma Level 3 at The Manchester College
Would you like to develop the skills you’ll need to work on modern, 21st century automotive vehicles and enjoy an exciting, challenging and successful career in this industry? If you said yes, then this Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles is the ideal course to continue your journey. Building on the knowledge and understanding you’ve learnt on a previous Level 2 course, this diploma will help you advance your abilities even further and focus your skills on more specialist areas. Working both in the classroom and through practical workshop sessions, you’ll explore a range of engine management systems and component faults, dissect electrical auxiliary equipment and component faults, and learn how to repair issues with a chassis. You’ll also further your experience and awareness of health and safety in the workshop and around the office, and develop a deeper understanding of the roles and responsibilities in each department of a dealership or garage. This will help you apply for a number of different positions in the future and engage effectively with prospective employers.
If you’d like to apply for this Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles Level 3 Diploma, you’ll need to have a relevant Level 2 qualification in the automotive area, along with GCSEs in English and Maths at grade C or above (grade 4) or Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English. Due to Government changes to grading systems for GCSEs in 16/17, please follow the below link to see specific entry criteria for school leavers School Leaver Entry Requirements.
This Level 3 Diploma is assessed through a variety of practical, written and oral assignments, designed to measure your knowledge and skill. You’ll be observed by an assessor and answer questions orally, as well as completing online tests set by the IMI.
All full-time courses are free to 16-18 year olds who meet funding regulations. For further details please call the Course Enquiry Team on 03333 222 444.
Once you have successfully completed this Light Vehicle Maintenance Level 3 course, you’ll have strong knowledge and understanding of the automotive sector, giving you a good advantage for your future career. You might wish to apply for apprenticeships in the industry, or continue onto further, higher level qualifications. Or you might use this qualification to pursue a career in the automotive sector right away, with a position as an engineer, a vehicle technician or fitter, a breakdown specialist or one of a number of other options.
How to apply
You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.