Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles

This qualification is designed to develop individual’s knowledge and application of diagnosing and rectifying vehicle system faults.


Academic Year: 2023/24
Course Code: 10441
Campus: Lisburn
Study Type: Full-Time & Part-Time
Education Level Further Education
Department: Motor Vehicle

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Course Overview

This qualification is designed to develop individual’s knowledge and application of diagnosing and rectifying vehicle system faults.

It is designed to provide a standardised approach for the delivery and assessment of the competence and knowledge requirements. There is an attendance commitment requirement of 15 hours per week.

Areas covered may include:

  • Finding faults, often using computer diagnostic equipment
  • Telling customers if repairs are needed and whether they’re urgent
  • Working out the estimated time and cost for jobs
  • Checking stock levels and ordering parts
  • Carrying out standard servicing, repairs and maintenance
  • Road testing vehicles to check repairs
  • Fitting and servicing accessories like stereos and alarms
  • Keeping records

You already have a great deal of technical skills and knowledge and are looking to gain more responsibility by supervising others or running your own business.

How to fault find using diagnostic equipment, carry out standard servicing, repairs and maintenance and fit and service accessories like stereos and alarms.

Our state of the art workshops with the most up to date equipment and our industry trained staff.

After successful completion of this course you can progress to Higher Level 4 qualifications at SERC.

To have previously completed a Level 2 in Light Vehicle or be an experienced worker.

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

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