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Motortech (Vehicle Maintenance and Repair – Light Vehicle)

Course Code: VMR3

Level: 3
Subject area: Engineering, Automotive & Marine
Awarding body: IMIAL
Qualification: Diploma
Course type: Full-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One year

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About the course

This advanced study programme will build on your previous knowledge, skills and qualifications to introduce you to more complex maintenance and repair systems. You will complete a research project covering operation and diagnosis of systems, which will allow you to improve your problem-solving skills and prove you can work on your own initiative.

What you'll learn

Your individualised study programme will be made up of the following four areas:

  • the qualification you are studying
  • English and maths
  • work experience
  • other activities to develop your personal skills e.g. preparing you for employment, training or higher/further education.
Entry requirements

You will need to have GCSEs at grade 3 (D) in English and maths, and a level 2 diploma.

Assessments/Exams

You will be assessed through a variety of practical tasks and assessments, and online and paper exams.

What's next?

On successful completion you may progress to:

  • another level 3 engineering course at the College
  • an advanced Apprenticeship in light vehicle repair
  • employment in the industry as, for example, a trainee technician.

If you do go into employment you could complete the NVQ element of this diploma, adding value to your qualification.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2017/18 (August 2017 – July 2018). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2018/19.

Full-time

Course Code: VMR3

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: Not applicable to this course

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: £4900

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 This course is free for this age group
19 - 23 D(Note: If you do not have a level 3 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ D

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.