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Vehicle Accident Repair in Mechanical, Electrical and Trim Principles (IMI) Level 3 Diploma at Middlesbrough College

Course description

This L3 qualification provides the essential knowledge and skills for MET technicians working on light and light-goods vehicles in all types of garages and dealerships. The learning programme involves learners studying theory and practical aspects of the role. Learners also gain a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace and other skills associated with working in a garage. This qualification also forms the knowledge component (technical certificate) of the IMI SSC Accident Repair Advanced Apprenticeship framework (for MET). This learning programme qualification is based upon IMI Sector Skills Council's National Occupational Standards for Accident Repair Mechanical, Electrical and Trim (MET) route.

Course content

Vocational units: • Vehicle Electronically Controlled Vehicle Mechanical Components • Removing and Fitting Electrical and Electronic Components • Removing, Refurbishing and Fitting Trim Components • Customer Service • Communicate Effectively with Customers • Deliver Reliable Customer Service • Use Dealer Management Systems (DMS) • Recognise and Deal With Queries, Requests and Problems • Develop Customer Service Relationships As part of your learning programme you will also attend the following session: Maths (Exempt if you have a minimum of GCSE grade C in Maths) English (Exempt if you have a minimum of GCSE grade C in English Language) Study Skills 1:1 Tutorials Enrichment activities

Entry requirements

To gain entry to this course you must possess a full level 2 qualification in a Motor Vehicle discipline. Provide a satisfactory reference. "If you do not have a Grade A to C in English and/or Maths, you will be required to continue studying these subjects as part of your Study Programme."


Assessment on this qualification is made up of 3 components: 1. Practical tasks 2. Online Testing 3. Written Assignment (Coursework)

Future opportunities

The College Careers Service is available to all our students. We can help you when deciding which course or option you wish to take. During your course we ensure you develop employability skills and gain relevant experience. We provide information, advice and support when completing your course and progressing to work or going into higher education. When applying for University we can provide support with the UCAS application and Student Finance. Gain employment in the Motor Vehicle Body Repair Industry. Possible progression onto the Level 4 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 12 April 2016
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