IMIAL Level 5 Diploma in Automotive Management

The purpose and aim of this IMI Awards’ Automotive Management qualification (Vocationally Related Qualification) is to offer individuals working in the automotive industry the opportunity to develop, enhance and demonstrate their knowledge of management.


Academic Year: 2024/25
Course Code: 10227
Campus: Downpatrick, Lisburn
Study Type: Part-Time
Education Level Higher Education
Department: Motor Vehicle

Available Sessions

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Campus & Course Type Start
Part-Time
Downpatrick
16/09/2024
Day: Thursday
Time: 17:30-21:30
Part-Time
Lisburn
09/09/2024
Day: Thursday
Time: 17:30-21:30
Course Structure

Modules studied:

  • Leadership in the retail automotive industry.
  • Business planning in the retail automotive industry.
  • Customer service and quality in automotive retail operations.
  • Business finance in the retail automotive industry.
  • Managing automotive business compliance.
  • Recruitment, selection and reward in automotive operations.
  • Information computer technology for automotive operations.
  • Managing automotive service and workshop organisation.

Directed Study:

4 hours contact time per week to include practical classes, lectures, workshops or tutorials.

Personal Study:

A further 4 hours per week, on average, studying and preparing assessments in your own time per week, including use of online materials.

General Entry Requirements

The general entry requirements below identify the minimum qualifications needed to apply for the programme. Other qualifications will be considered on an individual basis on application. You are required to upload a copy of your qualification certificates to show how you meet the entry requirements for the programme prior to enrolment. Applications will also require successful completion of the admissions process.

GCSE/ Level 2 Requirements

GCSE grade C/4 in English Language, or Level 2 Certificate in Essential Skills- Communication, or equivalent in an approved alternative qualification.

Course Entry Requirements

  • City and Guilds or IMI Level 3 Diploma in an industrially relevant qualification,

OR

  • City and Guilds or IMI Level 3 VCQ (NVQ) in an industrially relevant qualification,

OR

  • IMI Accreditation Light Vehicle Diagnostic Technician

OR

  • An equivalent in an approved alternative qualification.

OR

  • Demonstrate 5 years’ experience working in a diagnostic technician role

    Accreditation of Prior Learning

    Alternatively, you can provide evidence of your ability to undertake the programme by meeting the requirements for the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process, either through Accredited Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) or Accredited Prior Experiential Learning (APEL). Further details on APL can be found in the HE admissions process section of our website and the HE Accreditation of Prior Learning SOP.

    International Students English Language Requirements

    International applicants, from Non-Native English-speaking countries, must have evidence of English Language Level B2 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: • IELTS 6.0 (Academic) (minimum of 5.5 in all skills) • PTE Academic 51 (minimum of 46 in each part) • Or equivalent UKVI-approved English Language Test For further information please contact our International Department at international@serc.ac.uk


    Students are assessed using a range of different methods. These include examinations, coursework, Project Based Learning, presentations, practical, posters, leaflets, role-play, and case studies.  This is dependent on the requirements of each unit of study.  Oral, written and online feedback will be provided during your course to help improve and monitor performance.

    This programme has been designed to cater for technicians who intend to be involved in the supervision and management of a motor vehicle garage, fleet transport or plant workshop.

    Successful completion can lead to a Degree in Business Management.  

    It is also suitable if you are currently employed as a workshop foreman, service manager or fleet engineer/manager.

    As well as gaining a recognised qualification, you will have the opportunity to develop your skills in relation to giving presentations, report writing and carrying out research.

     

    There are no additional costs associated with this programme.

    *Please note that this is a two year Programme and tuition fees are applicable in Year 1 and Year 2*

    IMI Awards.

    Available Sessions

    The following sessions are open for application on this course:

    Campus & Course Type Start
    Part-Time
    Downpatrick
    16/09/2024
    Day: Thursday
    Time: 17:30-21:30
    Part-Time
    Lisburn
    09/09/2024
    Day: Thursday
    Time: 17:30-21:30

    Enquiries Information

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    Available Sessions

    Business Services Course

    Funding may be available for this course, please contact us on BusinessServices@serc.ac.uk to discuss if you are eligible. Additional sessions may be available for this course throughout the year. Please contact us to discuss a start date that would be suitable for you.

    Course Type Title Campus Start Spaces Fee Apply or get more information
    PT
    HE
    IMIAL Level 5 Diploma in Automotive Management
    Y10227DE1A

    Downpatrick

    16/09/2024
    Day: Thursday

    Time: 17:30-21:30

    18 £1700.00
    PT
    HE
    IMIAL Level 5 Diploma in Automotive Management
    Y10227LE1F

    Lisburn

    09/09/2024
    Day: Thursday

    Time: 17:30-21:30

    18 £403.00

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