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Motor Vehicle Level 3



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Weekly hours:

15 hours per week



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What does this course involve?

You’ll learn how to repair a broad range of vehicle systems using the latest computer-aided diagnosis and scanning equipment and hybrid vehicle training rigs in our well equipped workshops. As well as practical skills you will gain experience in agreeing customer needs and other employability skills.

You can look forward to the opportunity to carry out diagnostics on a range of modern vehicles. You will take part in trips to relevant automotive locations like Delphi and Mercedes-Benz World and gain insight into the industry with guest speakers from local specialist businesses.

This Study Programme will include English and Maths at an appropriate level, and it will support the development of skills towards employability and suitability to progress onto the next level of study.


What qualifications do I need?

4 Cs or 4s and a relevant full level 2.


You will learn through practical sessions in our workshops and assessment will be through demonstration of competence, written assignment work and online tests.

Fees & Costs

Additional expenses to consider include:
Steel Toe Capped Boot (£20)
Corporate Overalls (supplied £18)
Course textbook (supplied £25)
IMI Student Membership (arranged £10)
Go Karting Trip (including transport) £50
(All prices quoted are approximate and prices may vary)

If you are 16-18yrs old at the start of the Study Programme, it will be free. There may be additional payments required for trips, visits and other materials. For adult learners (over 19) financial support towards the costs of your Study Programme may be available. Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such as travel, equipment and childcare.

If you are aged 19 and over an Advanced Learning loan may be available if you are studying at Level 3 and above. To find out if you’re eligible visit Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such as travel, equipment and childcare.

Please contact Support Services for confirmation of all Study Programme fees quoted:

Broadstairs Campus - 01843 605062 (or email

Dover Campus 01304 244333 (or e-mail

Please note: For those claiming state working age benefit this course is classed as part-time.


On successful completion you could gain employment within the motor vehicle industry as a Mechanic or Vehicle Diagnostics Technician.

Courses Levels: 
Level 3

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