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IMIAL Level 4 Certificate In Advanced Automotive Studies for Master Technicians

This new IMI Award Level 4 Certificate offers individuals and experienced technicians the opportunity to develop their knowledge.

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Title Campus Type Week Starting Places Available Fee
IMIAL Level 4 Certificate In Advanced Automotive Studies for Master Technicians
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Part-Time 24/09/2018
Day: Wednesday/Thursday
Time: 18:00-21:00
20+ £0.00 Apply Now

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Course Overview
This new IMI Award Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Automotive Studies for Master Technicians, offers individuals and experienced technicians in the automotive industry, with the opportunity to develop their knowledge of:
  • Management Principles
  • Advanced Vehicle Technologies (including alternative fuel vehicles)
  • Liasing with manufacturers and suppliers on technical matters
  • Providing colleages with technical advice and support
  • Undertaking diagnostic consultations with customers
Entry Requirements
One of the following is required:
  • National Certificate in Vehicle Repair and Technology
  • NVQ Level 3 in Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair

Consideration will be given to mature candidates with alternative qualifications/experience.


Accreditation of prior learning is a process by which you may be awarded credits for learning what you have gained in the past and which is relevant to the course to which you have applied. It may also help you gain entry to the programme if you do not have the required entry qualifications. This may be certificated or experiential learning.

Where will it take me?
The typical learner for this qualification will be 19 years and older, working in industry and will hold a Level 3 automotive technical qualification and/or an advanced apprenticeship.
They should have experience of diagnosing and rectifying faults on a wide range of vehicle systems, inculding electrical system operations.
Learners will enjoy liasing with people, support a team, delegate work and provide technical guidance and coaching. They will advise customers on technical issues and deal with complaints.
Learners may have recently progressed into management, or have been identified as having future management potential.
How will it make me more employable?
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.
How will I be assessed and given feedback?
Learners will demonstrate their knowledge and skills by passing IMI Award set assignments for all units and passing IMI Award online tests on fundamental management principles and providing technical support to colleagues.
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Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

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