The aim of this course is to give the training and practical skills to
enable progression onto the Motor Vehicle IMI Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance
Level 1 and will provide experience of the repair and maintenance of all types
of modern motor vehicles in a commercial environment.
Whilst there are no specific entry requirements for this qualification you
will need to undergo and interview and assessment, including English and maths
prior to acceptance on the course.
What will I be doing?
This is a seven month programme of vehicle theory and practical
work. This course has a high level of practical content and aims to
provide training in the skills needed to progress to the Motor Vehicle IMI
Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance Level 1.
As a full time student you will have the chance to take part in additional
activities including sports alongside your main programme. You will be
attending Functional Skills classes in English and maths - these classes are
compulsory and essential for progression.
How will I be assessed?
Technical knowledge is assessed by on-line multiple-choice tests and
written phase tests. Practical competence is assessed by the production of
a portfolio of practical tasks carried out under direct observation in the
workshop. Functional Skills are an integral part of the course and will be
assessed during the programme.
What will I need?
You must provide boots and overalls. You will be expected to buy a
recommended text book.
What can I do next?
Successful completion of this programme will gain you the Diploma for the
Introduction to Motor Vehicle Technology - IMIAL Entry 3 and could enable you to
progress to the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) Diploma at Level
Free to those under 19 on 31 August 2017. If you are 19 or over on
31 August 2017, have been a permanent resident in the EU for the last 3 years
and are a fee paying new entrant you will pay approximately £1500 tuition fee
for a Level 2 qualification and approximately £3000 for a Level 3 qualification
(these were the fees for 2016/17 and could be subject to change for
2017/18). Fee paying students continuing on the same course for a second
year will be charged £1500 for a Level 2 qualification and approximately £3000
for a Level 3 qualification (these were the fees for 2016/17 and could be
subject to change for 2017/18). If you are aged 19 - 23 you may also be
entitled to free training if the course you choose is your first full Level 2 or
Level 3 qualification. You may also be required to pay an administration
fee, exam fees, kit fee and an Awarding Body Registration fee is
applicable. For these costs please contact our