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Light Vehicle Maintenance Level 3 Diploma at City Skills Centre - Salford City College

Course description

This course is designed to give you an awareness of vehicle operating systems. You will develop an understanding of the maintenance procedures required in our new workshop, equipped with modern industry-standard machines and equipment.  Your study is based around practical tasks using modern technology and tools

Course content


  • Vehicle engine systems
  • Lubrication systems
  • Fuel systems
  • Vehicle electrical systems
  • Braking systems
  • Steering
  • Suspension systems

You will also learn employability skills


You will be required to complete a specified number of practical assessment tasks for each unit and complete a portfolio of evidence.

Future opportunities

You will have the essential skills needed to apply for an automotive apprenticeship or similar engineering pathway. Alternatively, you could continue your studying on to the next level.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 26 September 2018

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Course code: A19C-LVM-DL3
  • Web url:

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