- Course Code: TM310
- Duration: 1 year
- Validated by: The Institute of the Motor Industry
This Level 3 Light Vehicle qualification covers the technical needs for todays 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 (cars and vans) in all types of garages, dealerships and maintenance depots. You will study in our brand new £5.5 million Regional Automotive Technology Hub. The workshops incorporate a real life garage environment and MOT station where you will work with up-to-date professional equipment on a range of modern vehicles. We have strong links with North West dealerships, including Nissan, Skoda, VW Audi and BMW.
- What will I study?
You will study the theory and practical aspects of diagnosing and rectifying:
- Engine and component faults
- Chassis system faults
- Auxiliary equipment electrical faults
You will also gain a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace and other skills associated with working in a garage. Your time will be divided between practical workshop sessions and classroom sessions to provide the supporting theory.
- Entry Requirements
You will need a relevant Level 2 qualification.
- How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed by the IMI set practical assessments in the workshop, IMI set on-line multiple choice testing and assessments set by us.
- What can I do next?
Through this course you will learn many useful skills for the motor industry. Most of our students take up positions within the trade. However, a Level 3 qualification is equivalent to A-Level study and progression to university is possible.
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