Course Information

Level 3 Diploma in Auto Electrical and Mobile Electrical

Institute of the Motor Industry

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 06 September 2021
Day: Thursday
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 34
Hours per Week: 7
Total Hours: 238
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 15
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This qualification helps provide entry into employment within the retail motor industry. This qualification is part of an apprenticeship in auto electrical and mobile electrical. This qualification also provides a high level of underpinning knowledge and skills which may allow progression onto some higher education qualifications in automotive and engineering related subjects.

Additional Information

Successful completion of this course is equivalent to 48 UCAS points.

Course Content

This qualification supports young people to: Acquire transferable skills required to work within a range of job roles with both the retail motor industry and other sectors Acquire advanced level specialist technical practical skills across the range of systems and components on modern auto electrical and mobile electrical systems to support progression into employment.

Core Modules

Auto Electrical and Aftermarket Enhancement

  • Inspecting Vehicles Using Prescribed Methods
  • Diagnosis and Rectification of Engine Electrical Faults
  • Diagnosis and Rectification of Transmission and Chassis Electrical Faults
  • Auxiliary Locks and Security Devices (Electrical & Mechanical)
  • Suitability, Installation and Configuration of Vehicle Electrical Enhancements and Electrical Security
  • Conducting Vehicle Enhancement and Installation Consultations with Customers in the Motor Vehicle Environment
  • Assessment Method

    The assessment is made up of three components:

  • Practical tasks
  • online testing
  • written assignment (coursework)

    Progression Opportunities

    This qualification has a choice of two job routes; auto electrical technician or auto electrical aftermarket enhancement technician. This provides the pre-requisite qualification that enables entry into Associate Membership of the Institute of the Motor Industry Professional Body (AMIMI).

  • Entry Requirements

    Level 2 Diploma in Auto Electrical GCSE C or equivalent in English and Maths