Level 3

Institute of the Motor Industry Vehicle Maintenance and Repair 

Duration

1 year

Location

Rush Green Campus

Starting

Sep 2022

Audience

16-18
Adult 19+

Careers

Motor vehicle

The Level 3 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair is designed for students who have already completed the Level 2 Diploma in Maintenance & Repair and are interested in developing their skills in the area of diagnostics and repair sector.

Students will study the following units:

  • Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive Environment
  • Supporting Job Roles in the Automotive Environment
  • Materials, Fabrication Tools, and Measuring Devices used in the Automotive Environment
  • Diagnosing and Rectifying Vehicle Auxiliary Electrical Faults
  • Diagnosing and Rectifying Light Vehicle Engine Faults
  • Diagnosing Light Vehicle Transmission and Driveline Faults
  • Inspecting Light Vehicles, Using Prescribed Methods


Each Unit is assessed through practical-based observed tasks, written assessments and online exams.

There is no direct entry onto the Level 3 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair, completion of the IMI Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair or equivalent is required.

Successful students can progress into employment or an apprenticeship within the motor industry. The Level 3 Diploma is also ideal for students who want to progress to Higher Education.

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Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

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