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Motor Vehicle Technology

IMI level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance (QCF)

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This level 3 qualification covers the technical needs for today’s motor vehicle repair industry, including the diagnosis of complex system faults and advanced systems operation. It provides the essential knowledge for service technicians working on light vehicles in all types of garages, dealerships and maintenance departments.

It is a learning programme which involves students studying both the theory and practical aspects of the following:

  • Diagnosis and rectification of:
  • engine and component faults
  • Chassis system faults
  • Auxiliary equipment electrical faults

The IMI L3 Extended Diploma will appeal to those who are interested in the automotive industry and wish to move to a related career or higher education.

This qualification is recognised by both industry and universities since it combines advanced vehicle technologies with level 3 applied units, such as:

  •  Vehicle science
  •  Vehicle maths for
  •  Ict for vehicle repair
  •  Electric & electronics

ENTRY: Successful completion of an appropriate level 2 qualification in Vehicle technology.

PROGRESSION: For some learners this qualification could prepare them for progression to higher learning and training. For others, this qualification could also provide a useful recognition of their practical skills and knowledge, to aid their career opportunities.

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Full & Part-Time

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