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Motor Vehicle Level 3 at EKC Group

Course description

Perfect if you want to learn advanced skills in diagnosis and repair and gain employment in the motor vehicle industry.

Course content

You’ll learn how to repair a broad range of vehicle systems using the latest computer-aided diagnosis and scanning equipment and hybrid vehicle training rigs in our well equipped workshops. As well as practical skills you will gain experience in agreeing customer needs and other employability skills.

You can look forward to the opportunity to carry out diagnostics on a range of modern vehicles. You will take part in trips to relevant automotive locations like Delphi and Mercedes-Benz World and gain insight into the industry with guest speakers from local specialist businesses.

This Study Programme will include English and Maths at an appropriate level, and it will support the development of skills towards employability and suitability to progress onto the next level of study.

Entry requirements

You will need a minimum of five GCSEs at C grades or equivalent, including maths and English. Students may be able to progress from a Level 2 vocationally related programme.


You will learn through practical sessions in our workshops and assessment will be through demonstration of competence, written assignment work and online tests.

Financial information

Additional expenses to consider include:
Steel Toe Capped Boot (£20)
Corporate Overalls (supplied £18)
Course textbook (supplied £25)
IMI Student Membership (arranged £10) 
Go Karting Trip (including transport) £50
(All prices quoted are approximate and prices may vary)

If you are 16-18yrs old at the start of the Study Programme, it will be free. There may be additional payments required for trips, visits and other materials. For adult learners (over 19) financial support towards the costs of your Study Programme may be available. Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such as travel, equipment and childcare.

If you are aged 19 and over an Advanced Learning loan may be available if you are studying at Level 3 and above. To find out if you’re eligible visit Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such as travel, equipment and childcare. 

Please contact Support Services for confirmation of all Study Programme fees quoted:

Broadstairs Campus - 01843 605062 (or email

Dover Campus 01304 244333 (or e-mail

Please note: For those claiming state working age benefit this course is classed as part-time.

Future opportunities

On successful completion you could gain employment within the motor vehicle industry as a Mechanic or Vehicle Diagnostics Technician.

Further information

Please Contact - Student Support Services on 01843 605062, e-mail:

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: 29 November 2017
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    • EKC Group's Broadstairs College is  located on the Isle of Thanet in Broadstairs, Kent on the southeast coast of the United Kingdom.

      We offer an outstanding range of college Study Programmes across a range of subject areas, suited for all students, abilities and ambitions.
      The Broadstairs campus is located on Ramsgate Road, and over the last three years over £25m has been invested in new facilities which include a Centre for Environmental Technologies, a centre for Creative Industries and a unique-4 Star Training hotel.
      EKC Group is committed to developing the prosperity and wellbeing of the communities we serve.