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Qualification name Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles (VRQ)
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation The Institute of the Motor Industry
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 12th September 2022
Cost £5,661.00
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

If you want to make it to the top of the car industry, if you're going to be one of the very best automotive engineers out there, then look no further than this course.Everything on this course has been designed to give you an advanced skillset and everything you need to excel in the industry. You�ll be studying the components of vehicle maintenance in finer detail, working with complex systems across different vehicles. You�ll be diagnosing vehicles and faultfinding, becoming more confident identifying problems. Not only that, you�ll know just how to fix those problems, appropriately rectifying the faults and properly maintaining a vehicle. Put this together, and you�ll be a trusted pair of hands in any garage � capable of rolling your sleeves up and taking on any problem, no matter how challenging or complicated it might be. The course develops knowledge from previous studies, and upon completion, as a skilled technician you will be able to find employment in a variety of fields in the automotive industry. Progression with a couple years of experience under your belt, this course is about taking all of your existing skills and perfecting them, making you a highly skilled mechanic and automotive engineer.It�s the last stop before you go out into industry, opening up many opportunities for you in the automotive field. Because of our association with the IMI, garages and workshops throughout the UK recognise that our graduates are talented and confident mechanics, ready to get to work in any automotive setting. Our students go on to become vehicle fitters, diagnostic technicians, vehicle technicians, and mechanics � even motorsport engineers! So, whatever you want to do, however far you want to go, you can achieve it all with our automotive courses here at South Devon College.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

You will be required to have achieved Maths at Level 2, You will be required to have achieved English at Level 2, You must have completed an appropriate vocational qualification at Level 2, You should have a genuine interest in this subject

View the key features of this course.

Diagnosis and rectification of engine and component faults Diagnosis and rectification of transmission and component faults Diagnosis and rectification of chassis system faults Diagnosis and rectification of auxilliary equipment electrical faults

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Name Newton Abbot Campus. Automotive
Address NAM House
Bradley Lane
Newton Abbot
TQ12 1LZ
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