Motor Vehicle

Level 3 Diploma Heavy Vehicle Maintenance Full Time
Course Title
Level 3 Diploma Heavy Vehicle Maintenance Full Time
Course Code
Mode of Study
Number of Weeks
Entry Requirements
Level 2 Heavy Vehicle and grade 4 in GCSE English and maths.
Leads on to
You may choose to progress on to a relevant Level 4 qualification such as an HNC or Foundation degree. You may choose university, or seek an apprenticeship or employment.
Additional Information
As a student at Barnfield College, you’ll benefit from professional links with the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) as well as major employers so you’ll be in the know regarding current industry changes.
This VRQ offers an ideal step to the Vocational Competence Qualification (VCQ) for those who are employed, and wish to continue with their studies, as the knowledge at Level 3 meets that of the related VCQ. This qualification is designed to provide a standardised approach for the delivery and assessment of the knowledge and skills requirements. This VRQ also provides the knowledge requirements for its related VCQ and forms the knowledge component of the IMI SSC Maintenance and Repair Advanced Apprenticeship framework (for Heavy Vehicle). Achievers of this VRQ can use it as credit against the knowledge required for the corresponding VCQ. You will learn:
Health, safety and good housekeeping in the Automotive environment
Supporting job roles in the Automotive environment
Materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices used in the Automotive environment
Diagnosing and rectifying vehicle auxiliary electrical faults
Diagnosing and rectifying heavy vehicle engine faults
Diagnosing and rectifying heavy vehicle chassis system faults
Diagnosis and rectification of heavy vehicle transmission and driveline faults
Inspecting heavy vehicles using prescribed methods