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Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Principles IMI Level 3 Diploma

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Overview

Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Principles IMI Level 3 Diploma

Offered through the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI), this programme is a continuation from the Motor Vehicle Maintenance IMI Level 2 Diploma combining classroom based theory with practical diagnostics and advanced repair procedures.

Available Courses
Brunel Road centre
Starts: 24/09/2021
Type: Part Time
Day(s): Friday
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
Length: 1 year
Fees: £4,170.00
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Course information

Entry requirements

To begin this course you will need to have completed the Motor Vehicle Maintenance IMI Level 2 Diploma with maths & English at level 2. Entry will also be subject to a successful interview, where you will be asked to complete a knowledge/skills assessment.

Course content

Advanced diagnostics in:

  • Engines, including lubrication systems, cooling systems and engine management systems
  • Electrics, including Can Bus, flex ray and fibre optics systems.
  • Chassis units including ABS, ESP, advanced suspension and steering systems.
  • Transmission including clutches, manual and automatic gearboxes, final drive units and differentials.
Assessment methods

Assessment will take the form of practical assessments, written assignments and online exams where the candidate will have to demonstrate a sound knowledge of vehicle systems and diagnostic procedures.

Further study and career options

On successful completion of the course you can progress on to an Apprenticeship, or into employment in the motor vehicle sector as a trainee technician, higher education is also accessible via a Foundation Degree in Automotive Engineering or Motorsports.

You can also progress onto the IMI Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Automotive Studies

Funding Information

The College offers an instalment plan for Further Education and Higher Education courses to students where the total amount payable at the point of enrolment is £200 or more. Within the scheme there is an ability to pay up to 6 instalments, depending on the length of the courses and the final payment must be paid at least a month before the end of the course.

If you are aged 19 or over and want to achieve your first full Level 3 qualification (equivalent to an advanced technical certificate, diploma or A-Levels) then this course is free, as part of the National Skills Fund.

Part-time Fee Flow Chart

If you are aged 24 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Alternatively, you can pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable. 

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Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support

We are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.

Accessibility

We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.

Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 to order your copy.