Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Diploma

QUALIFICATION
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Diploma Level 3
LOCATION
Cornwall College Camborne
Cornwall College St Austell
START DATE
15 September 2022
14 September 2022
DURATION
1 Year
LEARNING AREA
Motor Vehicle
ATTENDANCE
Full-time

Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Diploma

As a qualified mechanic you could work in an amazingly diverse industry, whether servicing, repairing, working managing a fl­eet or as a mobile specialist, once qualified there are lots of career opportunities. Modern technology means you won’t just be working with sockets, wrenches and pliers to repair engines, with modern cars now requiring computer diagnostics for fault finding and repairs you will become familiar with the latest technology, repair techniques and testing.

We offer a range of professional qualifications and training that will allow you to become a qualified mechanic, whatever level you start at. The courses on this page show how you can study full-time to become a light vehicle specialist in general maintenance and repair. Level 1, 2 and 3 need to be achieved to be fully qualified.

This one-year course will provide you with the chance to become a fully qualified light vehicle technician.

QUALIFICATION
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Diploma Level 3
LOCATION
Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell
START DATE
15 September 2022, 14 September 2022
DURATION
1 Year
LEARNING AREA
Motor Vehicle
ATTENDANCE
Full-time

What you will learn

You will gain higher practical skills training in our state-of-the-art workshops and working garages and on completion you will be able to understand and diagnose faults on a range of systems, have the knowledge and experience to be able to supervise others and have some understanding of how to run your own business, or work to become a diagnostic technician.

Areas you will cover include: engine faults, transmission issues, steering and suspension, chassis rectification, and electrical and electronic diagnostic testing.

Entry requirements

GCSEs in English and maths at grade 4 or above, plus a relevant Level 2 qualification or experience in the sector

Work experience

As part of your course you will be required to carry out Work Experience and/or an Industry Placement.

Progression

Progress the workplace or meet your ambition of setting up your own business. You may also wish to do further specialist training in bodywork and painting or inspection and testing to broaden your expertise and develop your career.

Cornwall College Camborne

Cornwall College Camborne

Our Camborne campus has served as a vocational training hub for nearly a century. The iconic Tamar tower and the ‘big top’ that covers our construction and engineering provision, are landmarks known throughout the area. This legacy, combined with an exciting modernisation programme, has made Cornwall College Camborne the home of cutting edge facilities, dynamic learning experiences and fantastic student spaces. Open and modern learning areas, electric vehicle training labs, esports gaming facilities, chill out areas, an award-winning restaurant and plenty more besides, makes this the perfect place to have your #careercollege experience.

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Cornwall College St Austell

Cornwall College St Austell

Set at the top of St Austell, with incredible views over the bay, our campus boasts ground-breaking facilities and exceptional student spaces. The Keay Theatre area plays host to our famous Altitude Dance Academy and performing arts, while our award-winning student restaurant Cloisters is recognised as one of the best in the country. Brand new electric vehicle training labs set within our modern construction and engineering buildings showcase just some of the incredible opportunities for people in St Austell and beyond. There’s exciting plans ahead as well, so make sure Cornwall College St Austell is home to your #careercollege experience.

Visiting our St Austell campus?   View our visitor information


You will gain higher practical skills training in our state-of-the-art workshops and working garages and on completion you will be able to understand and diagnose faults on a range of systems, have the knowledge and experience to be able to supervise others and have some understanding of how to run your own business, or work to become a diagnostic technician.

Areas you will cover include: engine faults, transmission issues, steering and suspension, chassis rectification, and electrical and electronic diagnostic testing.

GCSEs in English and maths at grade 4 or above, plus a relevant Level 2 qualification or experience in the sector

As part of your course you will be required to carry out Work Experience and/or an Industry Placement.

Progress the workplace or meet your ambition of setting up your own business. You may also wish to do further specialist training in bodywork and painting or inspection and testing to broaden your expertise and develop your career.

Cornwall College Camborne

Cornwall College Camborne

Set at the top of St Austell, with incredible views over the bay, our campus boasts ground-breaking facilities and exceptional student spaces. The Keay Theatre area plays host to our famous Altitude Dance Academy and performing arts, while our award-winning student restaurant Cloisters is recognised as one of the best in the country. Brand new electric vehicle training labs set within our modern construction and engineering buildings showcase just some of the incredible opportunities for people in St Austell and beyond. There’s exciting plans ahead as well, so make sure Cornwall College St Austell is home to your #careercollege experience.

Visiting our St Austell campus?   View our visitor information


Cornwall College St Austell

Cornwall College St Austell

Set at the top of St Austell, with incredible views over the bay, our campus boasts ground-breaking facilities and exceptional student spaces. The Keay Theatre area plays host to our famous Altitude Dance Academy and performing arts, while our award-winning student restaurant Cloisters is recognised as one of the best in the country. Brand new electric vehicle training labs set within our modern construction and engineering buildings showcase just some of the incredible opportunities for people in St Austell and beyond. There’s exciting plans ahead as well, so make sure Cornwall College St Austell is home to your #careercollege experience.

Visiting our St Austell campus?   View our visitor information


Dates & Locations

  • Course type 16-19 Adult
  • Location - Cornwall College Camborne
  • Start Date - 15 September 2022
  • Apply Now

  • Course type 16-19 Adult
  • Location - Cornwall College St Austell
  • Start Date - 14 September 2022
  • Apply Now
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Course Code 10565-CAM-22, 10497-STA-22

Fees apply to adults and HE students only. Only the most common fees scenario is shown. Actual fees may vary depending on your personal situation. Please contact us for further information.

Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

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