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IMI Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair – Level 3

This Level 3 course is for those wishing to specialise in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair for a career in the motor industry or for those wanting to progress to university level courses afterwards.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Motor Vehicle
School Leaver - Vocational/Technical
Location: Johnson Building
Full Time or Part Time: FT
Level: 3
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: Y
Johnson Building

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/imi-diploma-in-light-vehicle-maintenance-and-repair-level-3
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Course Information for Students

This Level 3 course is for those wishing to specialise in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair for a career in the motor industry or for those wanting to progress to university level courses afterwards.

It is designed for school and college leavers who have already achieved grade C or above in BOTH Maths and English and the Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair. This course also includes a mandatory Level 3 Maths unit and academic writing skills for those wishing to progress to university.

You must have achieved BOTH Maths and English GCSE at grade 4 or above and the full Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair.  You should also have passed the mechanical comprehension entrance test, alongside a successful interview.

You will study:

  • Health and Safety
  • Tools, Equipment and Materials
  • G3 Skills in Supporting Job Roles
  • Diagnose Engine Systems and Components
  • Diagnose Chassis Systems and Components
  • Diagnose Electrical Systems and Components
  • Diagnose Transmission Systems and Components
  • Inspecting Light Vehicles Using Prescribed Methods
  • A-level equivalent Maths units (for progression to university)
  • A minimum of five days work experience in a motor vehicle environment

This course will be delivered on-site.

You must provide your own steel toe-capped boots to be worn at all times in the workshops.  A £40 fee will be required for College overalls, sweatshirts and T-shirts.

Underpinning knowledge will be assessed via online external tests and assignments for all units.  Practical activities are assessed in our centre using externally set criteria.  Level 3 Maths and G3 job roles are assessed by written assignments and online exams.

Subject to achieving the Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair and the Level 3 Maths units, with a successful application you would be eligible to apply for a Foundation Degree/Degree in Motorsport at university. Without the Level 3 Maths unit, your pathway would be restricted to an apprenticeship (if employment is secured).

Even with the Level 3 Maths unit, and with employment as an apprentice, you can progress to the Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Competence (VCQ).

Want to know more about life in the motor industry? Why not visit www.autocity.org.uk/world-of-work for an introduction?

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering curriculum, please contact us via email on businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Assemblers (Vehicles and Metal Goods)

£35519

Assemblers (Vehicles and Metal Goods)

Garage Managers and Proprietors

£34189

Garage Managers and Proprietors

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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Course Information Last Updated On: October 18, 2021 1:48 pm