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IMI Level 3: Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair at Loughborough College

Course description

This qualification covers the technical needs of today’s motor vehicle repair industry, working on all types of light vehicles. It’s ideal for anyone looking to be a vehicle technician or mot tester. Challenge in a practical working environment.

Covering all light vehicle technologies at an advanced level, learners will be expected to carry out practical diagnostic fault-finding tasks. As a practical-based course, it provides the essential knowledge to be a service technician working on cars and vans in all types of garages, dealerships, and maintenance depots.

Course content

  • Light vehicle diagnosis and repair principles of engine systems
  • Braking systems
  • Steering systems
  • Suspension systems
  • Transmission
  • Electrical systems
  • Work experience

Entry requirements

  • At least five GCSEs at grade C/4 or above, including English and Maths
  • or
  • Substantial prior attainment in the automotive industry.
  • You will also need to have a satisfactory reference from your previous course.

Future opportunities

Upon completion of this course, you can progress on to further study or enter into employment in the automotive industry as, for example, a vehicle technician or MOT tester.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, come and visit us at one of ourOpen Days at Loughborough College or contact us at StudentRecruitment@loucoll.ac.uk.

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: 02 October 2018
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