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Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Principles Level 3 Diploma at Harlow College

Course description

This course is designed to engage and motivate students who are interested in learning about the maintenance of motor vehicles and the various roles that are available in the retail motor industry.

Course content

Core modules
  • Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive Environment
  • Support for Job Roles in the Automotive Environment
  • Diagnosis and Rectification of Vehicle Auxiliary Electrical Faults
  • Diagnosis and Rectification of Light Vehicle Engine Faults
  • Diagnosis and Rectification of Light Vehicle Chassis System Faults
  • Diagnosis and Rectification of Light Vehicle Transmission and Driveline Faults
Optional modules

Approximately 15 optional modules

Entry requirements

Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair will need to be completed and a Pass achieved. English and Maths qualifications are included in this course.


The qualification has a practical approach to assessment and includes many visual questioning techniques, which will stimulate and interest the learner. The learning outcomes are assessed by a variety of task based assessment, observation, oral questioning and online assessments.

Financial information

Personal protective clothing (boots, one-piece overalls), pens and pencils, folder, course book. £60 materials and locker fee.

Future opportunities

Higher education, an Apprenticeship or into employment within the motor vehicle sector.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Harlow College directly.

Last updated date: 14 April 2016
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