Engineering & Automotive

Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles Diploma - E023

12 Quays Full Time Level 3 Duration 36 weeks

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A thirty six week course to introduce students to motor vehicle studies following the IMI level 1 maintenance and repair career route. The course covers all aspects of the IMI level 1 career route with the opportunity to progress to IMI level 2 course on the satisfactory completion of level 1 course.

Course Details

This course enhances the learning of Level 2 and completes the VRQ section of study which is the technical element of assessment. It includes both practical and diagnostic assessment units required for progression into apprenticeships.

Entry Guidelines

Successful completion of Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 2.

Satisfactory interview, assessment, school report and/or satisfactory reference.

Office use only. Non Standard 10.

Equipment Required

To learn effectively on your course you will need to use certain items of equipment and undertake particular activities. We will provide these for your use whilst in College, but to enhance your learning experience further we require you to have Personal Protective Equipment and a small tool kit. Do you need support with the cost of this?

Assessment Method

Students are assessed through practical assessments and on-line multi-choice theory questions.

Additional Information

Information Technology - you will develop computer skills as part of your course. All students are assessed in basic skills and additional support will be offered to individual students as necessary to improve individual achievement.
Are you aged 16-18?
Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:

  • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
  • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A* - C or Grade 4 or above in English and maths
  • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips

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If you are aged 16-18:


This study programme is free for students, who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, and students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

Fee : £4800.00

This is a full level 3 course

The fee quoted is for the academic year 23/24.

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