Engineering

Motor Vehicle Maintenance Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma Full-time

In Brief

Duration

This one year study programme starts in September

Entry requirements

Diploma: Vehicle Maintenance Level 2 plus English grade 4/C and maths grade 5/B or above.
Extended Diploma: Vehicle Maintenance Level 2 plus English grade 4/C and maths grade 6/B or above

You will achieve

Vehicle Maintenance Diploma/Extended Diploma Level 3

Last updated: 11th October 2018

Course overview

If you love cars and enjoy fixing things, this could be a perfect career for you.

Motor vehicle technicians repair and service cars, vans, motorbikes, lorries and coaches. They work on all vehicle mechanics and electrics, from engines and exhaust systems to air-conditioning and security.

For individuals who love to be around cars, becoming a motor vehicle technician is a dream job. Motor vehicle technicians repair and tune engines to maximum running efficiency, install parts and accessories, and repair dented body panels.

Course content

The topics you will study are as follows:

  • Automotive vehicle workshop practices.
  • Inspection of vehicles.
  • Diagnose and rectify faults in engines systems.
  • Diagnose and rectify faults in chassis systems.
  • Diagnose and rectify faults in transmission systems.
  • Employability rights and responsibilities and health and safety legislation.
  • Applied Maths, Electronics, Science and ICT.

You can view the awarding body course specifications by clicking on the link below;

http://awarding.theimi.org.uk/Qualifications/L3-Diploma-in-Light-Vehicle-Maintenance-and-Repair-Competence

 

 

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is by a series of on-line exams and coursework.

What equipment will I need?

You will require safety boots, workshop overalls, a ring binder, memory stick, calculator, textbook and general stationery.

Where will I study?

Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) Centre
Old Mill Lane
Barnsley
S70 2LA

What can I do next?

Employment:

This course can form the foundations for future study and work in this industry.

Education:

This programme offers progression onto a Foundation Degree in Engineering at a Higher Education institution.

How much does the course cost?

16 – 18 year olds

Full-time Barnsley College students aged 16-18 years old do not have to pay tuition fees.

19+ Students

Aged 19 or over and thinking about further education?

You may be eligible for free or reduced course fees . Please refer to our page ‘paying for your course.’

Financial support

You may be eligible for assistance with expenses such as travel, books, equipment and childcare. For further information please contact the Student Services Team on +44 (0)1226 216 114.

Extra information

Advanced Learner Loans

This course may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan. Contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk. about eligibility and how to apply. You can also visit the Advanced Learner Loan page.

 

 

Contact the Information Unit

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk

Want to join Barnsley Sports Academy and the Sports Village?

Barnsley College has a range of sports opportunities for all students to take part in, gain professional training and compete nationally and internationally. We also have a state-of-the-art fitness village, Honeywell Sports Village where students can make use of our fitness suite, spinning studio and classes for competitive rates. You don’t have to be studying sport to get involved in the Sports Academy.

Additional Learning Support

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

English and Maths

Having good English and maths qualifications are important for most careers and we want to give you the help you need to succeed.

If you are aged 16 – 19 and don’t already have a grade C/4 or above in GCSE English and maths they will automatically be included in your study programme. If you want to work towards higher grades in English and maths or a higher level maths qualification we can help you do that too.

If you need any further information, please contact the Info Team.

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Disclaimer

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Motor Vehicle Maintenance Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma Full-time