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Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Principles
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Information about this Course
Engineering & Manufacturing
Five GCSEs at grade 9-4 including Science, English and Maths. You will
also require a full Level 2 Motor Vehicle qualification.
This qualification will continue to help
you develop the skills required within the industry, opening doors to a range of
employment opportunities in the automotive engineering industry.
The course units cover all the skills
and knowledge required to:
Diagnose and rectify vehicle engine
systems and component faults
Inspect vehicles /
Diagnose and rectify vehicle chassis
systems and component faults
Diagnose and rectify auxiliary equipment
and electrical faults
Diagnose and rectify transmission
faults. The course also involves topics such as materials fabrication and job
roles in the automotive engineering work environment. You will study both the
theory and practical aspects of light vehicle maintenance including health and
safety and other skills associated with working in a garage or main
Students completing this course will
have broad skills and knowledge about motor vehicles and could gain employment
in a garage, in accident repair or with a vehicle and parts retailer. You could
also continue your training as a Higher apprentice or at university to achieve
an HNC, HND or degree.
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