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Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Level 3 Diploma at Heart of Worcestershire College

Course description

Are you thinking about a career as a Diagnostic Technician or Mechanic? Do you enjoy tinkering with an engine? Would you like to run and manage your own garage? If the answer is yes, then this course could be perfect for you.

Our Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair offers you the opportunity to take your technical knowledge to an advanced level. You will be introduced to new technologies and learn how to diagnose and fix complex system faults. You will learn through a combination of class-based theoretical learning and hands-on practice in the workshop. You will study advanced engine, chassis, transmission, electrical and electronic technology. By the end of the course, you will be able to inspect different vehicles, rectify their faults and assemble new vehicle parts. You will also gain a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace, and other skills associated with working in a garage, including improving your functional skills.

Entry requirements

You will have a Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (Light Vehicle) Level 2 or prior experience of the automotive industry.

Assessment

You will be assessed on an ongoing basis through practical activities, such as diagnostic tasks. You will also complete written and online tests to show that you understand the theory behind the course.

Future opportunities

Your Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair will qualify you for immediate employment as a Diagnostic Technician. You could choose to complete an advanced apprenticeship in this area or begin working for a garage, dealership or on a self-employed basis. Alternatively, you may want to consider our Foundation Degree in Automotive Engineering.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Heart of Worcestershire College directly.

Last updated date: 29 September 2016

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      Harley Davidson University

      Our Bromsgrove campus is home to the UK’s only Harley Davidson University. Employees of the franchise dealership come from across Europe and beyond to train in these state-of-the-art facilities and it also provides valuable work experience to selected Heart of Worcestershire College students.

      Eden Cafe

      Our campus cafe is a great place to grab a bite to eat and catch up with your friends. With fresh, healthy and delicious meals served at reasonable prices why go anywhere else? In addition, for those 11am slumps why not treat yourself to a Costa Coffee? Located on campus there is no need to venture down to the High Street. It’s the ideal place to relax and rehydrate during your study breaks!

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      Our nurseries provide a happy, secure and stimulating place where learning through play is purposeful and fun! Our bright and spacious nurseries offer a wide range of flexible childcare for children aged 3 months to 5 years old. The nurseries are recognised as 'outstanding' by Ofsted who also praised the training received by staff, and the atmosphere that the children enjoy.