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Qualification name Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation City & Guilds of London Institute
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 6th September 2022
Cost description Funded as part of the National Skills Offer
Attendance pattern Daytime

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

Our motor vehicle department has industry experienced staff and the relevant vehicles to train you to successfully work in the motor industry. You will also get to experience life in the exciting world of motor vehicles while modifying our rally car projects and work in our service centre as part of our work experience programme. You should have a keen interest in motor vehicles; a willingness to learn in a practical and theoretical environment; be self-motivated; able to study and complete written assignments to set deadlines; good underpinning knowledge of light vehicle electrics, engine, transmission and chassis principles.

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

You will need a minimum of 4 GCSEs Grade 4 (C in the old grading structure), including maths and English (or Adult Literacy and Numeracy Level 2), or successful completion of a Level 2 Maintenance and Repair course (achieving a merit or above and completing Functional Skills Maths and English). Applicants who do not meet these entry requirements will be assessed on an individual basis by the Curriculum Manager.

View the key features of this course.

Your previous study of the systems found on light vehicles will enable you to diagnose complex faults and repair them, and prepare you for working in the motor industry or going to university. Our lecturers are passionate about passing on their knowledge and skills to the motor vehicle repair technicians of the future.

Work-based study such as an NVQ or Higher Apprenticeship (in a related area). University-level courses in a related subject.

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