Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair - Level 3 Triple Diploma
Course Code: EA1FE576
In line with Government advice and guidance we plan to have 100% face to face delivery for all Further Education courses for 16 - 18 year olds from September 2021.
If you are aged between 16 and 18, have an interest in what the automotive industry can offer in terms of a career and want to take your learning to a higher level, this two year Level 3 Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Triple Diploma is ideal.
This Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair course is designed to provide you with an insight into life as a Motor Vehicle Technician and to give you the entry requirements needed to progress to our Automotive and Motorsport Degrees.
The Level 3 course is an even mix of practical and theory, with all practical training taking place in our £10 million Advanced Technology Centre, boasting the kind of tools, equipment and facilities found in the best-equipped modern-day commercial workshops. We even have our very own 4-Wheel Drive Dyno., Motorcycle Dyno., Engine Test Cell and Wind Tunnel.
4 GCSEs grade 4 or above or Level 2 relevant qualification
Require English and Maths at grade 4 or above.
- a successful interview with a tutor
- the ability to study independently
- a genuine interest in the subject
- good communication skills
- hardworking approach towards the industry
All 16-18 year old applicants will be invited to attend an interview to meet a tutor and ask any questions they may have about the course.
Teaching and Learning Methods
You will be taught by tutors who have a wealth of industry experience. All your tutors have a passion for developing the next generation of vehicle technicians and automotive engineers. Your tutors will get to know how you learn best and tailor their teaching methods to your needs.
There are weekly 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 career development.
This course is mainly practical-based and is delivered in the following way (hours shown are weekly)…
- Motorsport Practical (Workshop – 6 hours)
- Motorsport Theory (Classroom – 6 hours)
- Independent Study (1.5 hours)
- Industry Placement (Company – 26 hours total)
- Progress Meeting (Classroom – 1.5 hours)
The environment is very supportive and includes regular target setting and reviews
Industry Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
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.
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.