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IMI Level 3 Diploma inLight Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Please Note: This programme is provisionally full for 24/25.

This qualification covers the technical needs of today’s motor vehicle repair industry, working on all types of light vehicles. It’s ideal for anyone looking to be a vehicle technician or MOT tester. Challenge yourself in a practical working environment.

Covering all light vehicle technologies at an advanced level, learners will be expected to carry out practical diagnostic fault-finding tasks. As a practical-based course, it provides the essential knowledge to be a service technician working on cars and vans in all types of garages, dealerships, and maintenance depots.

There are also opportunities to undertake air-conditioning manual handling certification and potential to upskill to be able to work on EV and hybrid vehicles, to further enhance your employability.

As part of the course, we will provide overalls, safety boots and safety glasses.

There is a course fee of £50 for all learning materials, including E-books.

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Key Facts

Programme Costs:

The fees for this course are currently being confirmed.

Please contact Student Recruitment for more information.



Awarding Body:

IMI Awards Ltd

Course Code:

  • 24/25AFH0061

Mode of Attendance:

  • Full Time

Course Duration:

1 Year


  • September 2024


  • Light vehicle diagnosis and repair principles of engine systems
  • Braking systems
  • Steering systems
  • Suspension systems
  • Transmission
  • Electrical systems
  • Work experience


This course also offers

  • Industry-standard workshops
  • Expert teaching staff
  • Various trips and visits
  • Guest speakers


Five GCSEs at grade 4/C including maths and English Language or successful completion of the AFG0061 Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair with a satisfactory reference.


Upon completion of this course, you can progress on to further study or enter into employment in the automotive industry as, for example, a vehicle technician or MOT tester.


Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information contained on this website is correct, the College accepts no liability for any errors or omissions. Please note that details are subject to change without notice with regard to the provision of courses, course times and dates and the fees and charges levied.

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