Course Information

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

City & Guilds

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Campus: Enniskillen (Tech & Skills)
Week Starting: 24 September 2021
Day: Friday
Time: 09:00–16:00
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 3
Total Hours: 90
Fee: 600
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator:


The Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair 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 the most up to date technologies in the sector. The qualification is recognised in over 300 countries. Learners will gain status as a fully qualified Vehicle Mechanic.

Additional Information

Fee covers both years of study. Skills Focus Funding is available to eligible employers. For further information contact:

Course Content

You will be able to inspect, test and diagnose faults on a range of light vehicles. You will gain skills to meet and deal with customers in a professional manner, manage your own time and keep appropriate records.

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 online tests which require a pass mark of 60%.

Progression Opportunities

This course leads directly to a career in the Motor Vehicle Industry or progression can be to the Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Automotive Diagnostic Techniques or a Level 5 Foundation Degree in an engineering discipline.

Entry Requirements

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance studies, or equivalent. Learners must be currently working within the Motor Vehicle Industry. Learners without formal qualifications but with five years' experience may be accepted on the course by interview.