IMIAL Level 5 Diploma in Automotive Management

The purpose and aim of this IMI Awards’ Automotive Management qualification (Vocationally Related Qualification) is to offer individuals working in the automotive industry the opportunity to develop, enhance and demonstrate their knowledge of management.



Academic Year: 2022/23

Course Code: 10227

Campus: Bangor, Downpatrick, Lisburn, Newtownards

Study Type: Part-Time

Education Level Higher Education

Sessions

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Type Campus Start
Part-Time Bangor
12/09/2022
Day: Tuesday
Time: 17:00-21:30
Part-Time Downpatrick
29/08/2022
Day: Wednesday
Time: 17:30-21:30
Part-Time Downpatrick
05/09/2022
Day: Thursday
Time: 17:30-21:30
Part-Time Lisburn
12/09/2022
Time: 17:30-21:30
Part-Time Lisburn
12/09/2022
Time: 17:30-21:30
Part-Time Newtownards
12/09/2022
Time: 17:30-21:30

Course Structure

Modules studied:

  • Leadership in the retail automotive industry.
  • Business planning in the retail automotive industry.
  • Customer service and quality in automotive retail operations.
  • Business finance in the retail automotive industry.
  • Managing automotive business compliance.
  • Recruitment, selection and reward in automotive operations.
  • Information computer technology for automotive operations.
  • Managing automotive service and workshop organisation.

Contact Hours

Directed Study:

4 hours contact time per week to include practical classes, lectures, workshops or tutorials.

Personal Study:

A further 4 hours per week, on average, studying and preparing assessments in your own time per week, including use of online materials.

Entry Requirements

UCAS: 

A minimum of 48 UCAS points including:

  • Two A Levels at A2 in a related curriculum area OR 
  • Level 3 in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 

Access Diploma:

  • Access Diploma in Foundation Studies with an overall average of 50%

English Language Requirements for International students:

  • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2
  • IELTS 6.0 (minimum of 5.5 in all skills)
  • PTE 51 Or an approved equivalent test in English

Equivalent qualifications include:

  • Grade C (or above) in GCSE English
  • Successfully completion of a Level 3 Vocational Programme with assessments completed in English Language
  • Essential Skills in Literacy (Level 2)
  • ESOL Level 2 

Tier 4 Students:

  • SERC will only accept a Secure English Language Test (SELT) for issuing a Certificate of Acceptance for Studies (CAS)

Admissions

APEL

  • Provide evidence of ability to undertake the programme by meeting the requirements for the accreditation of prior experiential learning.  Further details on APEL can be found in the Admissions Section

How will I be assessed and given feedback?

Students are assessed using a range of different methods. These include examinations, coursework, Project Based Learning, presentations, practical, posters, leaflets, role-play, and case studies.  This is dependent on the requirements of each unit of study.  Oral, written and online feedback will be provided during your course to help improve and monitor performance.

Where will it take me?

This programme has been designed to cater for technicians who intend to be involved in the supervision and management of a motor vehicle garage, fleet transport or plant workshop.

Successful completion can lead to a Degree in Business Management.  

It is also suitable if you are currently employed as a workshop foreman, service manager or fleet engineer/manager.

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.

 

Additional Costs

There are no additional costs associated with this programme.

*Please note that this is a two year Programme and tuition fees are applicable in Year 1 and Year 2*

Accreditation

IMI Awards.

Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

Related Courses

Level 3 Award in Automotive Refrigerant Handling (EC842-2006) (VRQ)

This IMI course is designed to meet the requirement set out government to allow automotive vehicle technicians to work on and service automotive Air Conditioning systems using R134a and R1234yf refrigerants.

Level 2 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Routine Maintenance Activities

This level 2 Award is designed for technicians who maintain and repair hybrid technology vehicles (not the actual hybrid system). It contains the knowledge required to work safely around a vehicle's hybrid system, whilst carrying out repairs or maintenance.

Level 3 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle System Repair and Replacement

This level 3 course is for technicians who maintain hybrid vehicles and the hybrid system itself. It contains the knowledge and skills required to work safely in and around the vehicle's hybrid system.

IMI Level 4 Award in the Diagnosis, Testing and Repair of Electric/Hybrid Vehicles and Components

The purpose and aim of this qualification is to provide technicians who maintain and repair electric/hybrid vehicles with the knowledge and skills required to work on live high voltage vehicle electrical components and associated systems.

Available Sessions Summary

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Type Campus Start
Part-Time Bangor
12/09/2022
Day: Tuesday
Time: 17:00-21:30
Part-Time Downpatrick
29/08/2022
Day: Wednesday
Time: 17:30-21:30
Part-Time Downpatrick
05/09/2022
Day: Thursday
Time: 17:30-21:30
Part-Time Lisburn
12/09/2022
Time: 17:30-21:30
Part-Time Lisburn
12/09/2022
Time: 17:30-21:30
Part-Time Newtownards
12/09/2022
Time: 17:30-21:30

Enquiries Information

For more information or help with this course send us an enquiry and a member of our team will get back in touch.

Higher Education

Higher Education

If you have just completed your A-Levels, Higher Education is most likely the option for you. HE usually covers HNC, HND & Foundation Degree level of courses including our Higher Level Apprenticeships.

Explore Higher Education

Available Sessions

The following sessions are available to apply for:

Course Type Title Campus Start Spaces Fee
PT
HE
IMIAL Level 5 Diploma in Automotive Management
Y10227BE1A
Swipe/Scroll

Bangor

12/09/2022
Day: Tuesday
Time: 17:00-21:30

18

£703.00

PT
HE
IMIAL Level 5 Diploma in Automotive Management
Y10227DE2A
Swipe/Scroll

Downpatrick

29/08/2022
Day: Wednesday
Time: 17:30-21:30

10

PT
HE
IMIAL Level 5 Diploma in Automotive Management
Y10227DE1A
Swipe/Scroll

Downpatrick

05/09/2022
Day: Thursday
Time: 17:30-21:30

18

PT
HE
IMIAL Level 5 Diploma in Automotive Management
Y10227LE1A
Swipe/Scroll

Lisburn

12/09/2022
Time: 17:30-21:30

18

£703.00

PT
HE
IMIAL Level 5 Diploma in Automotive Management
Y10227LE1B
Swipe/Scroll

Lisburn

12/09/2022
Time: 17:30-21:30

18

£703.00

PT
HE
IMIAL Level 5 Diploma in Automotive Management
Y10227NE1A
Swipe/Scroll

Newtownards

12/09/2022
Time: 17:30-21:30

18

£703.00

Please select a campus from the list above to view the available sessions.

Customer Enquiries

Need more information or have a question about this course? Send us a message below and we will get in touch.

Start New Enquiry