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Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair (Motor Vehicle) at Ashford College

Course description

Train to work as a service technician working on light vehicles.

You will learn both the theory and practical aspects of how to work with cars including:

• Diagnosis and rectification of engine and component faults
• Chassis system faults
• Auxiliary equipment electrical faults
• Health and safety in the workplace

You will be assessed by practical and written tasks and externally set examinations. Supported work experience will be arranged with your tutor.

Entry requirements

You will need to have achieved Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair and English and maths at GCSE Grades A*-C/9-4, or functional skills Level 2.

You should have an enthusiasm for Motor Vehicle and a desire for a career in the industry.

Future opportunities

Progress in to advanced Apprenticeship or employment.

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: 30 October 2018
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