Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles IMI Diploma Level 3

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Test, diagnose, and rectify faults in light vehicles with our practical programme. You’ll gain skills and knowledge of diagnosing and rectifying electrical, engine, transmission, driveline, and chassis system faults affecting light vehicles. You’ll explore health and safety alongside being taught how to use industry standard tools, equipment, and materials.


Who is this course for?

If you’re in year 11 or 12 and are looking to take the next steps towards your career these courses are for you. Our vast selection of vocational courses span a range of subjects and combine academic study with practical skills. Study in industry standard facilities and use our industry links to prepare for progression.

Benefits / Skills

  • Understand of diagnosing, rectifying, and testing motor vehicles.
  • Resolve engine, transmission, driveline, and chassis system faults.
  • Ensure health and safety in the automotive environment.
  • Utilise relevant automotive tools, equipment, and materials.
  • Entry Requirements

    A relevant level 2 qualification and GCSEs at grade 4 including English, maths, and ideally science.

    Career Progression

    Progression may include a higher level apprenticeship or relevant employment

    Course Details


    1 year

    Study Type

    Full time

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    Course Fee (16-18)

    No fee

    Course Fee (Adult)

    £5,421   You may be entitled to support with fees. Click here for more info.

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    Course Facts


    Take advantage of our bespoke workshops and garages to gain practical experience in a professional environment. Visit our Facebook @EngineeringLCC.

    Labour Market

    By 2024, the vehicle technician, mechanic and electrician labour market in Leeds is predicted to grow by 5.3%. (EMSI, 2019)

    Student Testimonial

    “I have cerebral palsy but I don’t let this hold me back. I get to spend every day doing something I love and learning more about it.” Nathan Hodgson Automotive Engineering student.
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