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Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technology Level 3 Diploma at Stoke on Trent College

Course description

This vehicle maintenance course has a strong work-related focus and covers the key knowledge and practical skills required to work in the motor vehicle industry. Units covered could include: operation of vehicle chassis systems, vehicle engine principles, operation, service and repair, vehicle engine management systems, light vehicle suspension and steering and braking systems.

Course content

The Level 3 Diploma has been developed in the automotive sector to:• provide education and training for vehicle technology employees• provide employees working in the vehicle technology sector with opportunities to achieve a nationally recognised Level 3 vocationally-specific qualification provide full-time learners with the opportunity to enter employment in the Vehicle

Entry requirements

Level 2 or Intermediate qualification in Motor Vehicle. You will have a pre induction interview/ assessment to make sure this is the right level for you.


The course will be assessed using a number of methods, including practical tasks, on-line assessments time restricted assessments. These will be assessed and quality assued internal by your course team and externally sampled by an IMI moderator.

Future opportunities

You could progress from this course onto a Motor Vehicle AdvancedApprenticeship, or onto a Foundation degree or HNC in Vehicle Technologyor Motor Sport.

Further information

You will need to bring along your own PPE i.e overals and boots so you can work in the vehicle workshops.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Stoke on Trent College directly.

Last updated date: 09 February 2016
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    • The Burslem campus of Stoke on Trent College houses the following subject areas:

      Media, Art and Design

      Music and Performing Arts


      Motor Vehicle

      Construction Trades

      Plumbing, Electrical Installation and Gas Services