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What's covered?

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.

What do you need?

You will need a Motor Vehicle Level 2, and three GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English and Maths. Candidates without qualifications but with experience of working within the motor vehicle industry will also be considered.

How you are assessed

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.

How Long?

One year

What course next?

Full Apprenticeship at Level 3

What could this lead to?

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

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