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

Level 3

Description

The Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Competence covers complex faults in cars and small vans. Learners will be taught how to diagnose faults using the correct diagnostic procedure. They will have access to state of the art technology with grade 1 tutors and the most up to date technologies in the Motor Vehicle sector. The qualification is recognised in over 300 countries. Successful learners will gain status as a qualified Mechanic.

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Course Content

Units studied include; Skills in health, safety and good housekeeping in the automotive environment; Skills in supporting job roles in the automotive work environment; Skills in materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices used in the automotive environment; Skills in diagnosing and rectifying light vehicle engine faults; Skills in diagnosing and rectifying light vehicle chassis system faults; Skills in diagnosing and rectifying vehicle auxiliary electrical faults; Skills in inspecting light vehicles using prescribed methods.

Assessment Method

The units will be assessed by the gathering of work-based evidence into a portfolio. The authenticity, sufficiency and validity of the evidence will be judged by the assessor. There are also five online independent tests which require a pass mark of 60%

Progression Opportunities

This course leads directly to a career in the Motor Vehicle Industry. Successful learners will be fully qualified mechanics recognised in the Motor Vehicle Sector. Higher Education engineering related courses would be the appropriate next step, e.g. the Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Automotive Diagnostic Techniques or a Level 5 Foundation Degree in an engineering discipline.

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Entry Requirements

This course is suitable for learners progressing from NVQ Level 2 LVR or mechanics currently working in the motor industry with minimum five years' industrial experience. Learners will have to undergo an interview to establish an aptitude and desire to work in the motor vehicle industry.

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