Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Competence

This qualification is designed to develop individual’s knowledge and application of diagnosing and rectifying vehicle system faults.


Academic Year: 2023/24
Course Code: 10440
Campus: Downpatrick, Lisburn, Newtownards
Study Type: Full-Time & Part-Time
Education Level Further Education
Department: Motor Vehicle

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Course Overview

This qualification is designed to develop individual’s knowledge and application of diagnosing and rectifying vehicle system faults.

It is designed to provide a standardised approach for the delivery and assessment of the competence and knowledge requirements.

Learners are required to demonstrate all of the evidence requirements, learning outcomes, assessment criteria through workplace evidence.

There is an attendance commitment requirement of 15 hours per week.

Modules may include:

  • Finding faults, often using computer diagnostic equipment
  • Telling customers if repairs are needed and whether they’re urgent
  • Working out the estimated time and cost for jobs
  • Checking stock levels and ordering parts
  • Carrying out standard servicing, repairs and maintenance road testing vehicles to check repairs
  • Fitting and servicing accessories like stereos and alarms
  • Keeping records

You want to develop your knowledge of diagnostics and rectifying vehicle system faults to become a Senior Technician, Workshop Supervisor or Garage Manger.

About finding faults using computer diagnostic equipment, checking stock levels and ordering parts, carrying out standard servicing as well as repairs and maintenance testing.

Our Industry Standard motor vehicle workshop

Successful completion of this course will lead to improved career opportunities such as a Senior Technician, Workshop Supervisor or Garage Manager.

A Level 2 qualification in the motor industry or have relevant experience.

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