Motor Vehicle Service & Repair Level 3 Diploma at Reading College
This course is designed to give students a nationally recognised qualification in vehicle maintenance and repair, providing the knowledge, skills and understanding required to gain employment within the industry. It covers the diagnosis and rectification of faults in engine, electrical, chassis and transmission systems.
You will receive instruction, guidance and encouragement to practise and develop the skills necessary to achieve the award.
The course covers a wide range of subjects including:
- inspect vehicles
- diagnose and rectify vehicle engine systems
- diagnose and rectify vehicle chassis systems
- diagnose and rectify auxiliary equipment and electrical faults
You will gain a City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles
5 or more GCSEs grades A*-C including English and maths
BTEC level 2 Diploma grade Merit or Distinction plus GCSE grade C or above or Functional Skills at level 2 in English and maths
Students will be required to purchase personal protective equipment and a text book, these are included in your Materials Fee which is payable at enrolment.
The course includes an essential trip to the Motorsport show (approx £50).
The Level 3 in motor vehicle provides the ideal foundation from which to further your skills within the motor industry. Possible job roles you could consider include:
- light or heavy vehicle diagnostic technician
- motorcycle diagnostic technician
- auto-electrical diagnostic technician
Attendance at a work placement is a compulsory component of this programme.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Reading College directly.