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Vocational & T Level

Introduction to Automotive Maintenance & Repair IMI Entry Level 3

Subject Area
Engineering
Start Date
September 2024
Study Mode
Full-time
Duration
1 year
Level
Entry Level 3

This qualification introduces you to the knowledge, understanding and practical skills required in the automotive maintenance and accident repair industry.

It has been developed with input from employers, professional bodies and training providers to ensure the range of subjects and topics are suitable for the automotive sector.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.

What will I study?

You will study the mandatory units listed in addition to ones selected from the optional units list.

Mandatory units:

    • Introduction to Health & Safety in the Workplace
    • Introduction to Common Tools and Equipment for Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

    Optional units:

    • Introduction to Engine Components and Operation
    • Introduction to Lubrication System Components and Maintenance
    • Introduction to Engine Cooling System Components and Maintenance
    • Introduction to Spark Ignition System Components and Maintenance
    • Introduction to Spark Ignition Fuel System Components and Maintenance
    • Introduction to Compression Ignition Fuel System Components and Maintenance
    • Introduction to Exhaust System Components and Maintenance
    • Introduction to Steering System Components and Maintenance
    • Introduction to Suspension System Components and Maintenance
    • Introduction to Braking System Components and Maintenance
    • Introduction to Wheel and Tyre Construction and Maintenance
    • Introduction to Transmission System Components and Maintenance
    • Introduction to Vehicle Lighting System Components and Maintenance

    You will also study GCSE English and Maths alongside this course.


    Additional costs
    You will require the necessary Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and toolbox.

    Method of delivery

    You will spend time in the workshop undertaking practical activities and in the classroom studying theory work.

    How will I be assessed?

    You will be assessed through practical assignments and an online assessment.

    Good course combinations

    This is a full-time course. It is not possible to combine this course with other Vocational, T Level, Apprenticeship or A Level programmes.

    Your next steps

    On completion you can progress to further study on the Light Vehicle Maintenance IMIAL Certificate/Diploma Level 1.

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