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Motor Vehicle - Service and Repair - Level 3 at College of West Anglia

Course description

If you are interested in pursing a career in motor vehicle service and repair, and car mechanics, this course is for you.The course will engage and motivate you, as you learn about the maintenance of motor vehicles and the various roles that are available in the retail motor industry. The course is practical and includes many visual questioning techniques which will stimulate and interest you. The learning outcomes are assessed by a variety of task-based assessments, observation, oral questioning and online assessments.The level 3 qualification covers details of modern vehicle technologies and industry operating systems in advanced diagnostic skills, in both mechanical and electronic fault finding. You will learn not only how we diagnose with scan tools, but more importantly, how we use a wide range of diagnostic methods. You will learn a wide range of skills, from talking to customers to using some of today's advanced tools to enable the correct diagnosis first time, every time.

Entry requirements

You will need to have studied Motor Vehicle - Service and Repair - Level 2, with good attendance and progress reviews.You will be invited to an interview to help us ensure the course is right for you.


The course is assessed through a combination of practical and theory assignments.

Financial information

If you are under 19 on 31st August in the year you begin your programme, you will not have to pay a course fee; however, there may be additional resources fees and fees for materials, kits and trips. Please visit our website for full details.

Further information

Please visit the CWA website for further information.

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: 04 October 2017
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