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Light Vehicle Repair and Technology Diploma Level 3 at City of Bristol College

Course description

This programme will build on the knowledge and practical skills you learnt on the Level 2 motor vehicle qualification. The course consists of a number of modules and will enable you to develop the skills needed to diagnose faults on vehicle engine, chassis, transmission and electrical systems.

Course content

Course modules include: • Health & Safety and good housekeeping • Support for job roles in the automotive environment • Materials, fabrication tools and measuring devices • Diagnoses of light vehicle engines systems • Diagnoses of light vehicle chassis systems • Diagnoses of light vehicle transmission systems • Diagnoses of light vehicle electrical systems • Maths & English GCSE and/or functional skills or contextual maths and English.

Entry requirements

• 3 GCSEs at grades A-D including maths and English • Level 2 certificate in Vehicle Maintenance Qualification • Record of achievement showing good attendance and punctuality.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City of Bristol College directly.

Last updated date: 04 February 2016
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    • South Bristol Skills Academy (SBSA) opened in 2010 as our flagship centre, serving the south of Bristol. Impressively big on the outside, inside you'll find a welcoming atmosphere and a flexible, open-plan learning environment.


      The award-winning eco-friendly building is home to a range of fantastic facilities including:

      • Study Centre  
      • Motor vehicle and construction workshops
      • Professional hair and beauty salon
      • Training kitchen and restaurant
      • Horticultural areas

      Students can borrow laptops from the Study Centre, enjoy the café facilities and make good use of the large open spaces available, with Wi-fi available throughout the building.