Course Code: EA1FE458 Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (Adult) - Level 3 Next course dates Start dateLocationDuration 04 Sep 2023 Bispham Campus 20 Weeks Apply now 04 Sep 2023 Bispham Campus 1 Year Apply now 04 Sep 2023 Bispham Campus 1 Year Apply now Overview Is this course for me? What will I learn? How will I be assessed? Key information Where could this course take me? Course SummaryThis Level 3 Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair course is designed to help you further develop your learning to industry-standards and focuses on the fault diagnostic aspects required of a modern-day Motor Mechanic or Motor Vehicle Technician. Entry Requirements Mandatory: You must be aged at least 19 before the course starts in September You must have successfully completed a relevant Level 2 qualification, or have at least 1 years industry experience You must be able to attend one and a half days per/week Please note: Where wearing PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) is a mandatory requirement of the course, it is the responsibility of the learner to ensure that they are able to wear such equipment. Further information can be obtained at the IAG session which all applicants are invited to or by calling Course Enquiries on 01253 504343. Qualification ObtainedDiploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles (VRQ) Industry Placement and Field TripsWhile industry placement is not mandatory, we have a comprehensive list of local employers who have provided opportunities for our adult student to gain valuable industry experience. There are no planned mandatory field trips. Learning and Teaching Methods At Level 2 you will have developed your knowledge of the different vehicle systems and developed skills in identifying, removing and replacing the different components that make up these systems. At Level 3 you will learn how to diagnose and repair faults when they occur with these components. Modules you will cover include: Diagnose and rectify vehicle auxiliary electrical faults Diagnose and rectify vehicle engine faults Diagnose and rectify vehicle braking, suspension and steering system faults Diagnose and rectify vehicle driveline faults This course is mainly practical-based and is delivered in the following way (hours shown are weekly): Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Practical (Workshop – 6 hours) Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Theory (Classroom – 3 hours) Independent Study (2 hours) Diagnose and rectify vehicle transmission system faults You will be taught by tutors who have a wealth of industry experience and a passion for passing on their skills and experiences. Your tutors will get to know how you learn best and tailor their teaching methods to your needs. There are opportunities for you to discuss your progress with your Progress Tutor and you will be allocated a team manager to support you through every aspect of your learning and development. The environment is supportive and includes regular target setting and reviews. Expert Tutors All staff involved in the delivery of adult 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. Assessment MethodsYou will be assessed in two different ways: Practical skills assessments in the workshop (50%) Online multiple-choice tests (50%) Other Costs and Equipment NeededYou will need to provide your own safety boots and overalls / boiler suit for practical activities. A typical pair of safety boots should cost no more than £12 and a pair of overalls £15. All other protective equipment will be provided by us. All tools and equipment are provided for practical sessions and access to computers and all software required for the course is available within the College facilities. You will be expected to provide your own pen, pencil, basic drawing equipment and a note pad. Tuition Fees Read our tuition fees guide. Regulation and Accreditation Accrediting Institution: N/A Awarding Body: IMI Terms and Conditions Read our full terms and conditions for more information. Career Options and Progression Successful completion of this course will provide you with the for further study and onto higher education leading to our BEng (Hons) Degree in Automotive Engineering and Technology If further study is not in your plans, this course will equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to seek industry-related employment. Typical pathways from this Level 3 course are: Employment in the industry on a fast-track apprenticeship Progression to the foundation year of our Foundation Degree Throughout your time on the course you will receive regular career and progression advice from our team of highly qualified tutors who have many years’ experience working as skilled technicians in the industry. Level 3 job roles: Motor Vehicle Mechanic Motor Vehicle Diagnostic Technician Roadside Recovery Technician Motor Vehicle Fast-Fit Technician Motor Vehicle Workshop Manager Graduate job roles: Design, research and development careers within the Automotive, Motorsport and other transport industries including. Manufacturing careers within the Automotive, Motorsport and other transport industries. Automotive systems and competence testing careers within the Automotive, Motorsport and other transport industries.