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IMI Diploma Level 3 in Vehicle Maintenance (part time) at Trafford College

Course description

The units of study will include:* Working Safely and effectively during Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair* Foundation Skills for Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair* Light Vehicle Construction & Light Vehicle Maintenance* Operating Principles of Light Vehicle Tyres, Brakes, Steering and Suspension systems* Operating Principles or Light Vehicle Engine* Operating Principles & Maintenance of Light Vehicle Transmission system* Operating Principles & Maintenance of Light Vehicle Electrical & Electronic SystemThe course is a mixture of practical and theoretical knowledge. Approximately 25% of the week will be classroom based.

Entry requirements

5 GCSE's at Grade C including Maths and English


Assessment is by theoretical testing and practical assignments

Future opportunities

Successful candidates can progress to the IMI Certificate in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 2 or onto an apprenticeship.

Further information

Please contact course enquiries on 0161 886 7070

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.

Last updated date: 13 May 2016
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