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Level 3 IMI Diploma in Automotive Maintenance & Repair

Full Time

Course Overview

This one-year course will give you the skills needed to maintain and repair light vehicles working for a large manufacturer, main dealer or local garage.

You will cover the technical needs for today's automotive repair industry, including the diagnosis of complex system faults. It provides essential knowledge for service technicians working in the motor vehicle industry.

Course Content

During the course you will study units including vehicle inspection, engine systems, chassis systems, auxiliary systems and electrical faults. This course covers a wide range of subjects including:

• Health and Safety, ready for industry expectations.
• Working with others.
• Materials, Fabrication, Tools and Measuring Devices used in the Automotive Environment.
• Diagnosing and Rectifying Vehicle Auxiliary Electrical Faults
• Diagnosing and Rectifying Light Vehicle Engine Faults.
• Diagnosing and Rectifying Light Vehicle Chassis System Faults
• Diagnosis and Rectification of Light Vehicle Transmission and Driveline Faults
• Vehicle inspection and routine servicing.

Entry Requirement

Five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English and maths.
Successful completion of a relevant Level 2 qualification.


The course is continuously assessed by practical assessments, written assignments and online tests

Where does this course lead to

After this course you can choose to go on to study at a higher level, or go into employment.

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Course Outline

Course Code: DF28
Study Mode: Full Time
Location: Basingstoke
Start Date: 12/09/2022
Duration: 1 Year
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