Course Info


Motor Vehicle
  • motorvehicle

Useful Information

  • Mode of study:

    Full Time

  • Level:

    3

  • Duration:

    1 Year

  • Awarding/validation body:

    IMI

 

Course Overview

This qualification is designed to provide a standardised approach for the delivery and assessment of the knowledge and skills requirements. This VRQ also provides the knowledge requirements for its related VCQ and forms the knowledge component of the IMI SSC Maintenance and Repair Advanced Apprenticeship framework (for Light Vehicle).

The Level 3 programme is broken down into four technical sections to include the four main vehicle areas designated by the National Occupational Standards developed by IMI.

  • Advance Chassis Technology (Unit LV08LV)
  • Advance Engine Technology (LV07LV)
  • Advanced Transmission Technology (LV13LV)
  • Advanced Electrical and Electronic Technology (AE06)

Course Highlights

IMI Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles (VRQ)

A minimum of 78 credits must be achieved for this qualification.

Group A: 29 credits from the 6 Mandatory Units.

  1. Skills in Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive Environment (Y/601/7254)
  2. Knowledge of Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive Environment (D/601/6171)
  3. Skills in Supporting Job Roles in the Automotive Environment (J/601/6262)
  4. Knowledge of Support for Job Roles in the Automotive Environment (T/601/6175)
  5. Skills in Materials, Fabrication, Tools and Measuring Devices used in the Automotive Environment (Y/601/6279)
  6. Knowledge of Materials, Fabrication, Tools and Measuring Devices used in the Automotive Environment (K.601/6237)

Group B:  44 credits from the 10 Mandatory specialist units

  1. Skills in Diagnosing and Rectifying Vehicle Auxiliary Electrical Faults (H/601/3868)
  2. Knowledge of Diagnosis and Rectification of Vehicle Auxiliary Electrical Faults (A/601/3746)
  3. Skills in Diagnosing and Rectifying Light Vehicle Engine Faults (J/601/3877)
  4. Knowledge of Diagnosis and Rectification of Light Vehicle Engine Faults (F/601/3733)
  5. Skills in Diagnosing and Rectifying Light Vehicle Chassis System Faults (R/601/3879)
  6. Knowledge of Diagnosis and Rectification of Light Vehicle Chassis System Faults (L/601/3735)
  7. Knowledge of Diagnosis and Rectification of Light Vehicle Transmission and Driveline Faults (D/601/3741)

Group C: A minimum of 5 credits from 1 ‘set’ of Optional units

  1. Skills in How to Make Learning Possible Through Demonstrations and Instruction (Y/601/6282)
  2. Knowledge of How to Make Learning Possible Through Demonstrations and Instruction (T/601/6242)
  3. Skills in How to Identify and Agree Motor Vehicle Customer Service Needs (M/601/6286)
  4. Knowledge of How to Identify and Agree Motor Vehicle Customer Service Needs (R/601/6247)
  5. Skills in Inspecting Light Vehicles Using Prescribed Methods (A/601/3889)
  6. Knowledge of Inspecting Light Vehicles Using Prescribed Methods (H/601/3742)
  7. Skills in Overhauling Light Vehicle Engine Mechanical Units (L/601/3881)
  8. Knowledge of Overhauling Light Vehicle Engine Mechanical Units (R/601/3736)
  9. Skills in Overhauling Light Vehicle Transmission Units (D/601/3884)
  10. Knowledge of Overhauling Light Vehicle Transmission Units (Y/601/3737)
  11. Skills in Overhauling Light Vehicle Steering and Suspension Units (H/601/3885)
  12. Knowledge of Overhauling Light Vehicle Steering and Suspension Units (D/601/3738)
  13. Skills in Diagnosing and Rectifying Light Vehicle Transmission and Driveline Faults (T/601/3888)
  14. Skills in Removing and Fitting Basic Light Vehicle Mechanical, Electrical and Trim (MET) Components and Non Permanently Fixed Vehicle Body Panels (K/601/3869)
  15. Knowledge of Removing and Fitting Basic Light Vehicle Mechanical, Electrical and Trim (MET) Components and Non Permanently Fixed Vehicle Body Panels

Note: The programme assumes that the content for units G0102, G3 and G4 have already been met at Level 2.

Career Opportunities & Further Study

When a student has achieved this course, they can then choose to broaden their education and training in other ways from this firm base.

They can choose:
– To carry on studying Level 4 and upwards
– To start Apprenticeship scheme
– To go into Industry, to work as technician.

Assessment

The assessment of IMI level 3 is made up of three components which are set by IMI:
– Practical tasks
– Online testing
– Written assignment / coursework

Entry Requirements

Candidate must possess one of the following:
– IMI Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles (VRQ)
– IMI Level 2 Subsidiary Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technology- on condition that he/she will complete G0102, G3 and G4 units by the end of Term 1
– NVQ level 2 Diploma in Motor vehicle or Equivalent
And :
– Level 2 English / GCSE A-D
– Level 2 Maths / GCSE A-D

How To Apply

Use the below link to apply for the above course.