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City & Guilds Diploma in Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Principles - Level 3 at South Thames College

Course description

If you want to develop your skills in motorcycle and scooter servicing and repair and learn diagnostic and fault-finding skills, this course will give you the practical experience you need as well as a deeper insight into the motorcycle industry. Our two large workshops have a great range of tools and equipment including a rolling road, which is a high-tech performance tuning machine that tests the efficiency and performance of an engine. We have a range of motorbikes and scooters for practical work to give you broad experience.

Course content

Subjects covered include:

  • Diagnostics and fault finding
  • Parts and transmission
  • Electrics
  • ABS braking systems
  • Fuel injection
  • Environmental studies
  • Customer service in the automotive industry.

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs A*-C with English and maths at A*-D; OR a relevant Level 2 diploma at least at merit plus English and maths assessed by us to be at an appropriate level.


Practical and theory assessments, assignments observed by your tutor and a multiple choice exam online.

Future opportunities

You could progress to a university motorcycle engineering course or start a career in the motorcycle industry.

Further information

This is a hands on course in a workshop so you'll need to buy overalls and boots to do the course safely and cleanly. Your tutors will give you more information on this.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 03 December 2015
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