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Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Diploma – Level 3

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QF3MV
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  • Is this course for you?

    Level 3 will be suitable for all candidates who have already developed a good foundation of practical skills and technical knowledge in the light motor vehicle environment and hold a level 2 qualification in Motor Vehicle. They will wish to further develop their skills in automotive diagnostics and repair.

  • Required qualifications

    Candidates will have a Level 2 Diploma in light vehicle maintenance and repair or equivalent qualification and will have or be working towards a grade 4 in English and Maths.

  • What skills will I develop?

    During the course, you will cover a range of topics that will give you the skill and knowledge to be successful in the Motor vehicle sector.

    You’ll cover things like diagnostic and repair of vehicle systems including: Engines and associated systems
    Vehicle electrics Chassis systems Transmission systems
    Working safely on Hybrid vehicles

  • Careers

    After completion of the Level 3 Light Vehicle Diagnostic and Repair course, you will have developed the skills and knowledge to gain employment as a Vehicle technician or move into other sectors such as a motorcycle or heavy vehicle technician.

    Job salaries range from 18k to 30k per year depending on skill level, time in service, and additional qualifications you may hold such as Hybrid training, Mot tester trained or Air Conditioning qualifications.

    Job opportunities within the sector include but are not limited to Vehicle technician, Master technician, Tyre technician, Valeter, Service advisor, Parts advisor, Sales advisor, Workshop Controller, leading on to after sales manager (some job roles may require additional in house training).

  • Work experience

    Our dedicated Work Experience team are here to help and support you in finding a meaningful work experience opportunity.
    Recent studies have shown that employers consider work experience to be extremely desirable. Whilst qualifications are hugely important, employers also require candidates to have skills and experience necessary for the workplace.

    Preparing you for the working world is very important to us, so that you may be successful in your next step.

    Work experience placements provide you with the opportunity to develop your skills; have a better understanding of the industry you want to work in and give you an insight into what it is like to be employed. They can also be great fun and very rewarding and you may even be offered a great reference, a part–time job, holiday working hours, apprenticeships, or full-time jobs.

    Once you start your course you will be provided with further information about work experience programmes, but it is never too early for you to start thinking about work experience placements and finding an employer who will offer you an opportunity.

    Work experience is an opportunity for you to gain experience in your chosen career path in order to develop relevant skills. Equally, it also helps you to acquire employability skills, attitudes and behaviours that are essential for future employment. There will be an opportunity for you to reflect on your performance during work experience and you will receive some form of reference/feedback from the employer.

  • English and maths

    English and Maths are an important aspect of working in the motor trade. working to timescales,
    costing customer jobs, writing detailed jobs cards and good communication skills are required to
    be successful in this sector.

  • Other important information

    Learners will need to be equipped for all sessions, this will include an A4 folder to keep work and handouts safe, A4 notebook, Pen, Pencils, Coloured pencils for drawing diagrams, Rule, Rubber.
    During theoretical sessions, you may be permitted to use a device during sessions to research information when instructed to do so.

    Workshop sessions will require steel toe capped boots, overalls and safety glasses, gloves and barrier cream will be provided. Candidates will also need a small pocket sized notebook a pen/pencil for making notes, sketches and taking technical information while working through practical tasks.

    Learners without the required PPE will not be able to participate in practical sessions. No food, hot drinks or fizzy pop are to be consumed in the classrooms or workshop areas.

    You will also have a Tutorial on your timetable. In this session, you will learn about social, personal and moral issues. You will also have a 1:1 meeting with your Personal tutor each term where you can discuss any issues and targets can be set to help you work towards your goals and reach your full potential.

  • Is this course for you?

    Level 3 will be suitable for all candidates who have already developed a good foundation of practical skills and technical knowledge in the light motor vehicle environment and hold a level 2 qualification in Motor Vehicle. They will wish to further develop their skills in automotive diagnostics and repair.

  • Required qualifications

    Candidates will have a Level 2 Diploma in light vehicle maintenance and repair or equivalent qualification and will have or be working towards a grade 4 in English and Maths.

  • What skills will I develop?

    During the course, you will cover a range of topics that will give you the skill and knowledge to be successful in the Motor vehicle sector.

    You’ll cover things like diagnostic and repair of vehicle systems including: Engines and associated systems
    Vehicle electrics Chassis systems Transmission systems
    Working safely on Hybrid vehicles

  • Careers

    After completion of the Level 3 Light Vehicle Diagnostic and Repair course, you will have developed the skills and knowledge to gain employment as a Vehicle technician or move into other sectors such as a motorcycle or heavy vehicle technician.

    Job salaries range from 18k to 30k per year depending on skill level, time in service, and additional qualifications you may hold such as Hybrid training, Mot tester trained or Air Conditioning qualifications.

    Job opportunities within the sector include but are not limited to Vehicle technician, Master technician, Tyre technician, Valeter, Service advisor, Parts advisor, Sales advisor, Workshop Controller, leading on to after sales manager (some job roles may require additional in house training).

  • Work experience

    Our dedicated Work Experience team are here to help and support you in finding a meaningful work experience opportunity.
    Recent studies have shown that employers consider work experience to be extremely desirable. Whilst qualifications are hugely important, employers also require candidates to have skills and experience necessary for the workplace.

    Preparing you for the working world is very important to us, so that you may be successful in your next step.

    Work experience placements provide you with the opportunity to develop your skills; have a better understanding of the industry you want to work in and give you an insight into what it is like to be employed. They can also be great fun and very rewarding and you may even be offered a great reference, a part–time job, holiday working hours, apprenticeships, or full-time jobs.

    Once you start your course you will be provided with further information about work experience programmes, but it is never too early for you to start thinking about work experience placements and finding an employer who will offer you an opportunity.

    Work experience is an opportunity for you to gain experience in your chosen career path in order to develop relevant skills. Equally, it also helps you to acquire employability skills, attitudes and behaviours that are essential for future employment. There will be an opportunity for you to reflect on your performance during work experience and you will receive some form of reference/feedback from the employer.

  • English and maths

    English and Maths are an important aspect of working in the motor trade. working to timescales,
    costing customer jobs, writing detailed jobs cards and good communication skills are required to
    be successful in this sector.

  • Other important information

    Learners will need to be equipped for all sessions, this will include an A4 folder to keep work and handouts safe, A4 notebook, Pen, Pencils, Coloured pencils for drawing diagrams, Rule, Rubber.
    During theoretical sessions, you may be permitted to use a device during sessions to research information when instructed to do so.

    Workshop sessions will require steel toe capped boots, overalls and safety glasses, gloves and barrier cream will be provided. Candidates will also need a small pocket sized notebook a pen/pencil for making notes, sketches and taking technical information while working through practical tasks.

    Learners without the required PPE will not be able to participate in practical sessions. No food, hot drinks or fizzy pop are to be consumed in the classrooms or workshop areas.

    You will also have a Tutorial on your timetable. In this session, you will learn about social, personal and moral issues. You will also have a 1:1 meeting with your Personal tutor each term where you can discuss any issues and targets can be set to help you work towards your goals and reach your full potential.

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    Start Date: September

    Full Time: 36 Week(s)