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Full-Time & A Level Courses

Motor Vehicle Level 3 Diploma

Level 3

Course code: G23D168
Type: Full Time, A Level & T Level > Full Time
Duration: 1 year
Subject area: Motor vehicle
Location: Hereford
Additional Costs - £235.00

This charge identified is applicable to learners aged 16-18 who qualify for funding. Learners aged 19+ will have to pay this charge and possibly tuition and exam fees. This will depend on the course and any prior qualifications. For further information, please refer to the fees page of our website

* Fees are chargeable each year and the fees quoted will be for the current year only, if the course is more than 1 year further fees will be due next year.

About the course

This course is designed to further develop the practical skills and theoretical understanding of vehicle and systems, building on what was learned at level 2. The focus of this course is on the skills and understanding associated with diagnosis and rectification of complex faults in a range of vehicle systems. You’ll further develop your skills in our fantastic workshops, using a range of complex tools and specialist equipment, under the guidance of our expert staff, all of whom have extensive industrial experience in the vehicle repair sector.

Why choose us

We have an incredible Motor Vehicle team, all of whom are qualified vehicle technicians with extensive industrial experience from a range of vehicle manufacturers. Our workshops have everything you need to diagnose and repair faults in modern vehicles including extensive vehicles, vehicle lifts, MOT testing equipment, four-wheel alignment systems, fault diagnosis equipment and extensive hand-tools.

What you could do next

This course allows you to progress to our apprenticeship course or a MOT Tester’s course (subject to appropriate experience), industry or higher education.

Popular modules

  • 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

  • Diagnosis and Rectification of Light Vehicle Transmission System and Driveline Faults

Assessment methods

Assessment will be via online Exams & practical assessments

Entry requirements

Successful completion of the Level 2 Motor Vehicle qualification and GCSE English and/or maths at grade 4 or above.