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IMI Level 3: Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles at Loughborough College

Course description

This practical qualification is aimed at people looking to go straight into industry upon completion. It's not assignment-based; however, students will need to undertake online tests throughout the course.

Course content

This Level 3 qualification covers the technical needs of today's motor vehicle repair industry, including the diagnosis of complex system faults and advanced systems operation.

It provides the essential knowledge to be a service technician working on light vehicles (cars and vans) in all types of garages, dealerships, and maintenance depots. This qualification is ideal for anyone looking to be a vehicle technician or MOT tester.

Entry requirements

  • A related Level 2 qualification, plus Functional Skills English and Maths at Level 2,
  • or
  • substantial prior attainment in the automotive industry.
  • You will also need to have a satisfactory reference from your previous course.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, visit us at an Open Day, email or call 01509 618375.

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: 10 October 2017
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    • Student Recruitment
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 01509 618 375
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