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Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair | Brooklands College
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Level 3 City & Guilds Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles

This course is designed for students who want to develop practical skills in, and broaden their understanding of motor vehicle systems. You will work to recognised industry standards and obtain the underpinning knowledge and skills to prepare you for a career in this industry.
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About

  • Subject Area: Engineering
  • Mode: Full Time
  • Campus: Wey
  • About this course

    This course is designed for students who want to develop practical skills in, and broaden their understanding of motor vehicle systems. You will work to recognised industry standards and obtain the underpinning knowledge and skills to prepare you for a career in this industry. The college has close links to motor vehicle companies and training exercises and conditions are similar to those experienced on site.

    As part of your programme of study you will also attend tutorial and take part in work experience. It also gives the opportunity to learn how to develop others.

    It allows studetns to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the automotive industry.

    Facilities

    Where will I be studying?

    The Brooklands name has a long association with the engineering industry and we’re very proud to continue the tradition through our wide range of engineering courses in well-equipped workshops.

    Our excellent engineering facilities comprise several workshops including a rolling road and Motor Vehicle area, Aeroplane hanger (including a helicopter rig!) computer facilities and study areas.

    Course Details

    Who is the course suitable for?

    This course is an ideal step after having studied a motor vehicle qualification at level 1 and 2 and is designed to extend your knowledge of light vehicle maintenance and repair.

    Level 3 is the industry minimum expecation for Automotive mechanics.

    How is the course assessed?

    Units and Assessment:

    • Skills in health, safety and good housekeeping in the automotive environment - Assignments to assess practical and knowledge task
    • Knowledge of health, safety and good housekeeping in the automotive environment - Assignments to assess practical and knowledge tasks
    • Skills in supporting job roles in the automotive work environment - Assignments to assess practical and knowledge tasks
    • Knowledge of supporting job roles in the automotive work environment - Assignments to assess practical and knowledge tasks
    • Skills in materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices used in the automotive environment - Assignments to assess practical and knowledge tasks
    • Knowledge of materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices used in the automotive environment - Assignments to assess practical and knowledge tasks
    • Skills in routine light vehicle maintenance - Assignments to assess practical and knowledge tasks
    • Knowledge of light vehicle maintenance - Online multiple choice exam
    • Skills in removing and replacing light vehicle engine units and components - Assignments to assess practical and knowledge tasks
    • Knowledge of light vehicle mechanical, lubrication and cooling system units and components - Online multiple choice exam
    • Knowledge of light vehicle fuel, ignition, air and exhaust system units and components - Online multiple choice exam
    • Skills in removing and replacing light vehicle electrical units and components - Assignments to assess practical and knowledge tasks
    • Knowledge of removing and replacing light vehicle electrical units and components - Online multiple choice exam
    • Skills in removing and replacing light vehicle chassis units and components - Assignments to assess practical and knowledge tasks
    • Knowledge of removing and replacing light vehicle chassis units and components - Online multiple choice exam
    • Skills in removing and replacing light vehicle driveline units and components - Assignments to assess practical and knowledge tasks
    • Knowledge of removing and replacing light vehicle driveline units and components - Online multiple choice exam

    Are there any extra costs?

    • In advance of the course starting students will need to purchase their own Health and Safety equipment (Personal, Protective, Equipment). This will consist of Steel or composite toe safety shoes and overalls. Guidance on this will be provided during the application stage.
    • Pens, pencils, ruler, protractor, compass, eraser, line paper and a ring binder Students are allocated a certain amount of free printing, after which a small fee will be incurred.

    Entry Requirements

    What qualifications will I need?

    5 GCSE passes including grade 4 or above in English and maths. 

    Progression

    Next Steps

    Progression from this course is usually to the workplace such as a multi-franchise garage or a main dealer apprenticeship or training programme.

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