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Motor Vehicle Maintenance Advanced (Level 3)

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Overview

Motor Vehicle Maintenance Advanced (Level 3)

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

Available Courses
Tresham College Corby campus
Starts: 05/09/2022
Type: Full Time
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
Length: 1 year
Fees: £2,085.00
Apply online Fee notes: If you need to pay for your course the fee indicated above is the fee for each year of the course.
Tresham College Wellingborough campus
Starts: 05/09/2022
Type: Full Time
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
Length: 1 year
Fees: £2,085.00
Apply online Fee notes: If you need to pay for your course the fee indicated above is the fee for each year of the course.
Brunel Road centre
Starts: 05/09/2022
Type: Full Time
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
Length: 1 year
Fees: £2,085.00
Apply online Fee notes: If you need to pay for your course the fee indicated above is the fee for each year of the course.
Disclaimer

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information on the Website is correct, some details may be subject to change. The Bedford College Group reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient. In the unfortunate situation that we have to cancel a course we will refund your fees in full, but we regret we are not able to offer any refund if you withdraw from your course or fail to start, and you will be liable to pay any outstanding fees that may be due.

Funding Information

All full-time Level 1 and Level 2 courses are now FREE for everyone, whatever their age. If you are looking to study a Level 3 qualification, courses are still free if you’re under 19 or 19-23 and studying your first full Level 3 qualification. If you’re over 23 or studying a second Level 3 qualification, you will need to pay a fee. Find out more on our financial support page at: www.bedfordcollegegroup.co.uk/finance or view the Full-time Fee Flow Chart below.

If you are unsure whether you need to pay or not then please contact our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990.

Full-time Fee Flow Chart

If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. You can also pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable.

Find out more

If you live in any of the following areas and wish to apply for or enrol onto one of our courses, please contact our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990 to check if your course is funded or not (Please note that if your course is not funded then you will pay a higher fee than what is listed, please contact our Customer Contact team for more information):

 

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Course Information

Entry requirements

To begin this study programme you will need…

Duration: 1 Year

Motor Vehicle Maintenance Intermediate (Level 2)

Course content
  • Subject units:
    • 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
  • English and maths:

If you don’t already have GCSE English and maths grade A*-C, we will work with you to help you develop your maths and English skills.

  • Work experience
  • Personal development skills, study skills and employability skills
  • Additional vocational learning and qualifications:

You will also be given the opportunity to go on industry related trips.

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 diagnosis procedures.

Qualifications
  • IMI Level 3 Diploma In Light Vehicle Maintenance And Repair Principles. (Bedford)
  • City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma In Light Vehicle Maintenance And Repair Principles. (Tresham)

You can also gain up to 48 UCAS points.

Further study and career options

On successful completion of the study programme 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.

Additional information

To take part in this study programme there will be an additional fee of approximately £24 for required clothing/uniform and £10 for any trips/ visits that take place,

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 to order your copy.