The Level 3 Automotive course is a 1 year full time course.

The course is dedicated to giving the learner the ability to carry out maintenance and repair on the main Vehicle components and systems.

This course is designed to enable the student to be able to diagnose and rectify faults and have a good understanding of the vehicle systems and how they work. 

Your learning will be assessed through a combination of:

• Workshop based tasks and questioning from your assessor
• Written assessments
• Online testing
• Recording your work weekly using an E-portfolio to show your progress.

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

This course will get your ready to apply and progress on to the Level 3 Apprenticeship standard

What jobs can I get? 

This course will get your ready to apply to work in an Automotive garage in a variety of roles including Light Vehicle Service Technician or a Light Vehicle Diagnostic Technician  http://wow.autocity.camart.co.uk/world-of-work

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

You will require a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grades A*-C including English and maths grades 9-4 (formerly A*-C) Alternatively, achieved a Level 2 Functional Skill in English and maths and successful completion of a Level 2 Automotive Diploma (Maintenance & Repair).

What about work experience? 

All students studying on this programme will have a placement in a local Automotive establishment to gain valuable work experience to prepare them for employment.

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
TDN1MV007M 01/08/2021 £100.00 £100.00 TBC

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Associated Costs 

You will need to supply workshop overalls and safety boots

All other equipment will be provided

There is a £100 materials fee to be paid at enrolment

Course content

Course Content 

Through a mixture of theory and practical lessons, you will develop the essential skills and knowledge required to work in the Automotive industry.

We will cover topics including but not limited to:
• Health, safety and good housekeeping
• Materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices
• Support for job roles
• Diagnosis and rectification of light vehicle engine faults
• Diagnosis and rectification of vehicle auxiliary electrical faults
• Diagnosis and rectification of light vehicle chassis system faults
• Skills and Knowledge in Inspecting Light Vehicles

 

More info

Start Day/Time 

Hours of attendance and start date will be confirmed at interview or enrolment.

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Unknown

Qualification Name 

Level 3 Diploma

Awarding Body 

IMI

Curriculum Area 

Engineering and Construction - Motor Vehicle, Marine, Composites

More about the course 

You will need to supply workshop overalls and safety boots

All other equipment will be provided

There is a £100 materials fee to be paid at enrolment

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Unknown

Qualification Name 

Level 3 Diploma

Awarding Body 

IMI