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Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 3
Study Mode
Full Time 
Practical Assessment and Coursework 
Automotive/Motor Vehicle 
Course Code:
Entry Requirements
  • Level 2 Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair.
  • Minimum of Level 1 Functional Skills.

Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 3

This Level 3 qualification covers the diagnosis of complex system faults and advanced systems operation.

About the Course

You will study both the theory and practical aspects of diagnosis and rectification of engine and component faults, chassis system faults and auxiliary equipment electrical faults. You will gain a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace and other skills associated with working in a garage.

Key Units

This course will provide you with the essential knowledge needed to go and work in a garage, dealership or maintenance depot. 

The course is approximately 50% theory and 50% practical. Theory lessons covering the required technology are classroom based, giving you the opportunity for taking notes to aid your studies. Practical lessons take place in the motor vehicle workshops and give you the opportunity to develop the skills needed to pass the assessments.

Functional Skills lessons also form an important part of your course. They include maths, English and ICT to help you improve your skills in these areas.

Entry Requirements

  • Level 2 Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair.
  • Minimum of Level 1 Functional Skills.


Practical Assessment and Coursework.

Your progress will be reviewed regularly in tutorial sessions. 

Where does this Lead

Career opportunities include working in motor vehicle repair establishments or fast fit outlets as a repair technician or parts specialist.

Tell Me More

 You need to attend regularly and be on time for every lesson.  

Personal Study Time
You are expected to study independently in your own time, building up your knowledge of motor vehicle technology.

Will this course suit me?
Applicants should have a willingness and a desire to study on a motor vehicle course, be able to take in technical information and demonstrate practical ability in a workshop setting. 

Students should apply through the internal progression system with the help of their Tutor Mentor. Progression forms must be signed by your tutor.

Extra Costs

You will need to bring your own overalls and safety boots for workshop sessions; all other safety equipment will be provided.