Motor Vehicle Maintenance Level 3

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If you have recently completed your Level 2 Motor Vehicle Maintenance programme, or you have prior experience in the industry, this is the next step in your training.

This programme is designed to give students a nationally recognised qualification in vehicle maintenance and repair, providing the knowledge, skills and understanding required to gain employment within the industry.

The course covers the diagnosis and rectification of faults in engine, electrical, chassis and transmission systems.

What I'll learn

The course covers a wide range of subjects including:

  • inspect vehicles
  • diagnose and rectify vehicle engine systems
  • diagnose and rectify vehicle chassis systems
  • diagnose and rectify auxiliary equipment and electrical faults


How I'll learn

You will receive instruction, guidance and encouragement to practise and develop the skills necessary to achieve the award. 


How I'll be assessed

Attendance at a work placement is a compulsory component of this programme. The course includes an essential trip to the Motorsport show (approx £50).


Entry Requirements

5 or more GCSEs grades A*-C including English and maths or BTEC Level 2 Diploma grade Merit or Distinction, plus GCSE grade C or above or Functional Skills at level 2 in English and maths.

Students will be required to purchase personal protective equipment and a text book, these are included in your Materials Fee which is payable at enrolment.


How to Apply

You can apply for this programme online. Click on APPLY NOW and follow the steps below:

  • Register for our online service and verify your account
  • Log in to our website and click APPLY NOW on your chosen programme’s page to complete your application

As part of your application, you will be asked to provide us with your contact details, how your chosen programme fits with your future plans and if you require any extra support (for example, because of a disability, medical condition, learning or language support needs). 

Please include full details of your qualifications from your own country, as well as details of any English Language tests you have taken.

Printed application forms are also available.

Please contact our Careers team if you need advice and guidance to help you choose the right programme for you.