Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair - Level 3

Course Code: EA1FE455

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Start DateLocationDuration
02/09/2019Bispham Campus1 YearApply

Course Overview

This one year Motor Vehicle Level 3 course is the ideal next-step from our Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Level 2 study programme and an excellent progression route to our Automotive Foundation Degree or an automotive apprenticeship.

Entry Requirements

This study programme has been specifically designed as the ideal progression for anyone under the age of 19 who has successfully completed the Level 2 Diploma in Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair.

Entry requirements for this study programme are:

  • Aged between 16 and 18 (19th birthday not before 01/09/2014)
  • Successfully completed Motor Vehicle Level 2
  • Not yet achieved Grade C in GCSE English and / or mathematics

If you will be 19 or over on 01/09/2014, click here

If you have, or expect to have GCSEs at Grade C or above in English and mathematics click here to view our brand new Level 3 Advanced Technical Certificate.

If you are a year 11 student applying for this programme, we will compare your GCSE results with the minimum target grades set for you by your school. This will help us decide whether this is your most suitable programme of study. Other students, including those from outside the area, will have an opportunity to discuss their qualifications and experience to make sure they too are studying at the right level. For some programmes, we might need to observe you carrying out certain practical tasks before we can make you an offer.

Qualification Obtained

Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles (QCF)

Essential Skills – English and Maths

If you achieve a grade 3 in GCSE Maths or English you will have to work towards re-sitting these subjects as part of your main study programme. At B&FC, this won’t delay your career journey because you’re working towards these subjects at the same time as your chosen subject.

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

This course is predominately practical based and is delivered in the following way:

  • Motor Vehicle Practical (Workshop)
  • Motor Vehicle Theory (Classroom)
  • Work Experience / Work Placement
  • Tutorial
  • English and mathematics (Development)

The blend of learning in both workshop and classroom settings introduces a variety of teaching methods which ensure individual needs are met and all learners achieve to the best that they can be.

The environment is very supportive and includes regular target setting and reviews.

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of further education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Students who are 18 or under and resident in the EU pay no course fees. Read our tuition fees guide for students 19 and over.

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

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