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Motor Vehicle Facilities at Andover College

Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Principles – IMI Level 3 Diploma

Qualification

Level 3

Fees

N/A

Type of study

School Leavers

Interview?

Yes

Duration

1- 2 years

Your previous study of the systems found on light vehicles will enable you to diagnose complex faults and repair them, and prepare you for working in the motor industry or going to university. You should have a keen interest in motor vehicles, a willingness to learn in a practical and theoretical environment, be self-motivated, able to study and complete written assignments to set deadlines, and have good underpinning knowledge of light vehicle electrics, engine, transmission and chassis principles. You will have the opportunity to go karting as a team building activity and also visit the Auto Sport International Show 

Four GCSEs at grade 9–3, including Maths and English at grade 4. 

Level 2 IMI Diploma in Vehicle Service and Repair. 

 

Your previous study of the systems found on light vehicles will enable you to diagnose complex faults and repair them, and prepare you for working in the motor industry or going to university.  

Our lecturers are passionate about passing on their knowledge and skills to the motor vehicle repair technicians of the future.  

  • Diagnosis and rectification of vehicle auxiliary electrical faults 
  • Diagnosis and rectification of light vehicle engine faults 
  • Diagnosis and rectification of light vehicle chassis system faults 
  • Overhauling light vehicle engine mechanical units 
  • Diagnosis and rectification of light vehicle transmission and driveline faults 

 

Assignments, course work, practical and online multiple choice assessments at the end of each unit. 

 

Higher Education – Foundation Degree Motor Sport courses, employment or Apprenticeship in the Motor Vehicle Industry. 

 

£30 for Textbook and £25 for overalls 

 

You will go on a number of field trips and excursions such as trips and visits designed to enhance your enjoyment of the course, broaden your knowledge and encourage team spirit including:  

Mercedes World 

Karting 

Beaulieu National Motor Museum 

 

We have a fully equipped motor vehicle workshop complete with a comprehensive range of vehicles, tools and equipment as well as an excellent welding and fabrication facility.