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Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (Light Vehicle) Level 3 Diploma at Bridgwater College

Course description

This course is for learners who have completed a Level 2 Diploma programme or equivalent, or have vast experience of the motor trade.

Course content

Topics covered will include:

  • Diagnostics and rectification of automotive auxiliary
  • Electrical Faults
  • Diagnosing and rectifying light vehicle engine faults
  • Diagnosing and rectifying light vehicle Chassis
  • Diagnosing and rectifying light vehicle transmission and driveline faults
  • Knowledge of inspecting light vehicles using prescribed methods

Entry requirements

  • Successful completion of the IMI or equivalent Level Two Programme in Light Vehicle, with merits in all exams


  • Vast experience of the motor trade


  • Practical tasks
  • Written assignments 
  • Online assessment tests

Future opportunities

Students may like to progress onto an apprenticeship programme (subject to initial assessment and suitable employment in a garage), complete the Vehicle Operations Management HNC or continue onto the IMI Level 4 Master Technician course.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bridgwater College directly.

Last updated date: 17 February 2016

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