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Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair (IMI) Level 3 Diploma at South Cheshire College

Course description

This IMI Diploma will develop your skills further in the areas of braking, steering and suspension, engine operation and fault diagnosis, transmission systems and fault diagnosis and fault finding techniques in auxiliary systems. It's an ideal progression route into the motor industry, where trained vehicle technicians are always in demand.

Course content

The IMI Technical Certificate is one of the most comprehensive motor vehicle learning programmes available. This internationally recognised qualification provides a standardised approach to the delivery and assessment of the underpinning knowledge requirements of NVQs/SVQs endorsed by the Motor Industry Training Council (MITC).

Advanced Level units covered on the Level 3 Diploma include the following:

  • Braking, steering and suspension
  • Engine Operation and fault diagnosis
  • Transmission system and fault diagnosis
  • Auxiliary systems and complete fault finding techniques

Entry requirements

IMI Level 2 Diploma.

Future opportunities

Students could progress into Higher Education, employment in the motor trade or start a modern apprenticeship with a motor dealer or service centre.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 17 August 2016

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    • South Cheshire College is situated in Dane Bank Avenue, Crewe and is ideally positioned for easy access. It is on major bus routes and is less than a 15 minute walk from the mainline railway station in Crewe. Junctions 16 and 17 of the M6 motorway are both only a 15 minute drive away and Manchester International airport is just 45 minutes away by rail or road.