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Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Principles Level 3


Type: Full Time

Subject: Engineering and Motor Vehicle

Level: 3

Start Date: 11 September 2023

Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information

Course Length

1 Year


Level 3

Who is it for

This qualification is designed to provide the learner with advanced automotive
skills to take their career to the next level.

Interview Skills Assessment

You will be required to attend a Welcome Event, details will be provided upon application.

What will I need

Level 2 in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles and GCSE English and Maths at grade 4/C or above would be desirable.

What is covered

This Level 3 course focuses on complex system fault diagnosis and advanced
systems operation, i.e. faults that involve the interaction of more than one
vehicle system and require an in–depth knowledge to enable accurate diagnosis to
be made.

The course also covers a combination of technology and workshop–based learning
• Advanced braking, steering and suspension systems
• Advanced engine operations and fault diagnosis
• Advanced transmission systems and fault diagnosis
• Auxiliary systems and complex fault finding techniques

How is the course assessed

Typical assessment methods include:
• Tests, involving short and long answer questions
• Report, reviews, and case studies
• Practical exercises, involving oral and written reports
• Practical assignments (assessed for process, as well as product)
• End of unit multiple choice question paper

What can this course lead to

Possible employment in the motor industry. Further study at a higher level*.
Acquired transferable skills to other engineering areas.

*Additional qualifications may be required for progression to higher education.

Are there any additional costs

You will need to supply your own overalls and safety shoes or boots, along with sufficient stationery for class work.

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