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Level 3 Diploma in Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair

  • LANGLEY COLLEGE
  • LEVEL 3

Course Overview

This course will suit you if you have already developed a good foundation of skills and knowledge at Level 2 required to become an automotive technician and are ready to move to the next level.

You will cover the technical needs for today’s automotive repair industry, including the diagnosis of complex system faults. It provides essential knowledge for service technicians working in the motor vehicle industry.

This programme includes studying both the theory and practical aspects of the following:

• Health and Safety, ready for industry expectations.
• Working with others.
• Materials, Fabrication, Tools and Measuring Devices used in the Automotive Environment.
• Diagnosing and Rectifying Vehicle Auxiliary Electrical Faults
• Diagnosing and Rectifying Light Vehicle Engine Faults.
• Diagnosing and Rectifying Light Vehicle Chassis System Faults
• Diagnosis and Rectification of Light Vehicle Transmission and Driveline Faults
• Vehicle inspection and routine servicing.

Course Code

FF3CMOT2L0

End Date

Fri, 04 Jul 2025

Entry Requirements

This 1 year course requires three GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English and maths and Level 2 Motor Vehicle qualification. Applicants without qua...

Course information

This programme includes studying both the theory and practical aspects of the following:

– Health and Safety, ready for industry expectations.
– Working with others.
– Materials, Fabrication, Tools and Measuring Devices used in the Automotive Environment.
– Diagnosing and Rectifying Vehicle Auxiliary Electrical Faults
– Diagnosing and Rectifying Light Vehicle Engine Faults.
– Diagnosing and Rectifying Light Vehicle Chassis System Faults
– Diagnosis and Rectification of Light Vehicle Transmission and Driveline Faults
– Vehicle inspection and routine servicing.

One year

A combination of Tutor led demonstrations, student participation & practice, theory delivery and commercial salonworkshop that will led on to formative & summative assessments.

This course is accredited by the Institute of Motor industries (IMI) and will include practical based assessments in the workshop and knowledge-based units using E-portfolio and includes an online exam for each unit and written assignments for each unit.

Level 3 IMI Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles (VRQ)

Industry placement: Students will attend a 2 week block of Industry placement part of their full study programme.

Full Apprenticeship or Level 3 Motor Vehicle maintenance and repair course.

Level 3

Contact the course leader vinesh.sookur@windsor-forest.ac.uk