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IMI Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair

The Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair is for any age of student that wishes to study Automotive Engineering, specifically light vehicle fault diagnosis. The course will be delivered on a full-time basis, with a mixture of theory and practical.

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?

This Diploma prepares you for employment as a diagnostic technician in the fast paced and ever evolving world of the automotive industry. This course is split 60:40, classroom-based theory and workshop-based skills development and assessments and is for learners wanting to improve diagnostic ability and independent thinking in order to identify and rectify vehicle faults. This course is well known amongst the UK automotive industry. We have incredible training resources here at Truro College, enabling you to learn on some of the most up-to-date and cutting-edge equipment, fully preparing you for your career in the automotive industry.

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Start date: 09/09/2024

Course code
V3LVMAR24T
Level
Level 3
Location
Truro College
Duration
1 year
Qualification
Other

TOP COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

Cutting-edge Equipment

Experienced tutors

Industry-standard facilities

Practical Learning

Engineering & Motor Vehicle 225

Fully Equipped Workshops

We have two fully equipped workshops at Truro College, with a huge range of different vehicles, tools and cutting-edge diagnostic equipment.

PT Mechanics

Learn from industry experts

All our staff are from industry and will help guide you through the challenging twists and turns of vehicle diagnosis in an industry that is evolving at such a rapid pace.

Engineering & Motor Vehicle 197

Wide Range of Topics

This course covers all aspects of light vehicles, including engines, suspension, braking, transmissions and electrical.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

There are eight units in total. This will include Health & Safety in the workplace, materials and fabrication, tools and measuring devices and vehicle inspection. This course is largely focused on diagnosing and rectifying faults across various systems, these include electrical faults, engine faults, chassis system faults, transmission and driveline faults.

Practical assessments, theory-based coursework, written assessments and online multiple choice tests are completed to ensure a comprehensive understanding of each unit covered.

By the end of this course, you will be an independent thinking diagnostic technician, experienced in complicated diagnostic procedures on modern light vehicles.

WHERE WILL IT TAKE ME?

Upon completion of this course, you’ll be a qualified light vehicle Diagnostic Technician. You will have expanded your skills and have better confidence and opportunity to progress into the industry and build on your career. Alternatively, you could continue your studies at university level, or progress onto a work-based qualification such an Apprenticeship. 

Entry Requirements

Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair, Grade 4 GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths.

Additional Information

Steel toe cap boots, overalls and protective glasses (PPE).

Meet the staff, tour the campus and find out about life as a student at one of the best colleges in the country.

What you could earn

  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Vehicle Technicians, Mechanics and Electricians
  • Electrical and Electronics Technicians
  • Electronics Engineers
  • Assemblers (Electrical and Electronic Products)
  • Electrical and Electronic Trades
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Electricians and Electrical Fitters
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£64,939

Entry Level Salary

£26,418

Average Salary

£44,121

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£36,689

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£71,688

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£28,731

Average Salary

£47,655

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7

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£16,341

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£24,853

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3

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Entry Level Salary

£26,678

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£38,885

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£78,634

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£34,058

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£54,238

Entry Level Salary

£22,834

Average Salary

£36,953

Annual openings in Cornwall

54

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