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Motor Vehicle Facilities at Andover College

Automotive Maintenance Installation & Repair For Light & Electric Vehicles – T- Level


Level 3



Type of study

School Leavers




1- 2 years

This course is aimed at those academic learners who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of engineering. The T Level has an emphasis on ‘real’ industry experience and is equivalent to three A Levels. You will study a core element that will develop your knowledge of concepts, theories and core skills relevant to automotive light and electric vehicles.

You will study specialist occupational specific content such as mechanical principles, primary and auxiliary systems, drive devices and their purpose and electronic and mechanical diagnostic and measurement techniques. The course will also be further enriched by giving students the opportunity to be part of the race/rally team and undertake exciting elements of the Motorsport team

Five GCSEs at grade 9–4, including English Language, Maths and Science


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. 

As part of your T Level qualification you will complete an Industry Placement, giving you the opportunity to apply the skills and theory learned in college to real-life situations in the workplace


The T Level helps prepare learners to become employed in the industry via a successfully completed industry placement. It also gives learners the opportunity to study university courses in Motorsport and Automotive Engineering.


£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 


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.