IMI Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair - Level 3 (Knowledge)
This course is for people aged 19 or over
Faculty of Engineering, Aerospace and Automotive
Level Location Start Date End Date Day Time Fee Reduced Ask Apply
Level 3 Technology Centre, Monkerton 17/09/2018 04/07/2019C Mon-Thurs 09:00-16:30 £5,421 *Advanced Learner Loan is available None.

What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?

This course is aimed at candidates who have previously achieved a level 2 automotive qualification and wish to progress through a technical certificate which can be used for entry onto MOT training. This is a lifetime qualification and has no expiry.

You will study for two days per week covering diagnostic principles accessing the faculty’s range of equipment and resources which are of industry standard.

You will be assessed through a variety of methods to include practical assessment of simulated faults on vehicles as well as external multi choice online assessment.

*This course is eligable for an Advanced Learner Loan. Click here for further information.

What topics will I study?

The topics for this course are as follows:

  • Diagnose and rectify heavy vehicle engine faults
  • Diagnose and rectify heavy vehicle chassis faults
  • Diagnose and rectify heavy vehicle electrical faults
  • Diagnose and rectify heavy vehicle transmission faults

What are the entry requirements?

Candidates will have a Level 2 heavy vehicle qualification and have 3 completed years of experience in the light vehicle field.

What facilities are there?

Access to modern vehicle workshop with ramps and industry specification resources such as a live MOT bay, Snap-on diagnostics, Pico scope, Texa diagnostics, Air Conditioning charge station and a range of modern vehicles. Experienced staff with a wealth of knowledge from Franchise to Non Franchise dealerships.

What can the course lead on to?

Level 2 award in MOT tester training classes 4 and 7

Level 4 certificate in advance motor vehicle studies

Are there any additional costs?

To be confirmed. 

What do our students think?

Coming soon...


It is important that you apply and pay for your course at least one week before the course starts to ensure that you will have access to all the facilities and resources in your first week.
Please be aware that there are no car parking facilities at Exeter College city centre sites, but public car parks are available across the city.

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