IMI Level 3: Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair | Loughborough College

IMI Level 3 Diploma in
Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles

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This practical qualification is aimed at people looking to go straight into industry upon completion. It's not assignment-based; however, students will need to undertake online tests throughout the course.

Course Content

This Level 3 qualification covers the technical needs of today's motor vehicle repair industry, including the diagnosis of complex system faults and advanced systems operation.

It provides the essential knowledge to be a service technician working on light vehicles (cars and vans) in all types of garages, dealerships, and maintenance depots. This qualification is ideal for anyone looking to be a vehicle technician or MOT tester.


This course also offers

  • industry-standard workshops
  • expert teaching staff

Entry Requirements

  • A related Level 2 qualification, plus Functional Skills English and Maths at Level 2,
  • or
  • substantial prior attainment in the automotive industry.
  • You will also need to have a satisfactory reference from your previous course.

Progression Opportunities

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.

Industry Stats

Current Vacancies on Indeed

Company: KSD Haulage Contractors Ltd

Location: Nuneaton


Company: Next Recruitment Limited

Location: Solihull B92


New Job Opportunities






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An 3.7% rise in employment is expected by 2018 in the East Midlands.


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Key Facts


  • September 2018

Mode of Attendance:

  • Full Time (FT)



Course Duration:

1 Year

Programme Costs:

  • The fees for this course are currently being confirmed.

Please contact Student Recruitment for more information.

College Course Code:

  • 18/19AFH0061

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