Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles (VRQ)

Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles (VRQ)

Course Code: A298 Duration: 1 Year Attendance: Part Time Location: Farnborough Campus


About the course

We are pleased to be promoting this new course. If you are interested in studying it, please apply or register your interest so that the College can gauge how many people are interested in it. New courses are subject to there being enough people wanting to study them for them to be launched so please don't delay in applying.

Along with developing transferable skills required to work within a number of job roles within the retail motor industry, this qualification is designed to equip you with the high-level, specialist technical knowledge and skills to be able to work on modern light vehicles. 

Who is this programme for?

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. 


Tuition £5421

Please note that while we make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to education, additional fees may be payable where this is not possible. For example, to provide additional support due to a disability. Please contact us if you believe you have any additional needs so that we can discuss your options before enrolling on a course.

Financial Support and Funding

To help with the costs of studying, this course is eligible for:

To check your individual eligibility, please contact us online or telephone 01252 405555.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

Register your interest

Your course

What modules are covered?

During this course, you will look at several components and skills, including: 

  • Working within a range of job roles in the retail motor industry and other sectors 
  • Acquire a detailed and comprehensive specialist technical knowledge core
  • Opportunity to develop academic and study skills to support progression onto further qualifications and potential employment;  
  • Acquire advanced level specialist technical practical skills across the range of systems and components on modern light vehicles to support progression into employment or onto an apprenticeship.  
  • Provide the pre-requisite qualification that enables entry into Associate Membership of the Institute of the Motor Industry Professional Body (AMIMI) 
Register your interest

Your future

What Next?

This qualification helps provide entry into employment within the retail motor industry and also onto an apprenticeship in light vehicle maintenance and repair (as a recognised knowledge qualification within the IMI Maintenance and Repair Framework). 

This qualification also provides a high level of underpinning knowledge and skills which may allow progression onto some higher education qualifications in automotive and engineering related subjects. 

Register your interest

Entry Requirements

How will I be assessed?

The qualification is assessed using a range of methods appropriate for this level of technical qualification including practical skills assessments, written assignments, and online tests.

Register your interest

Ask a Question

Course Enquiry

Please contact us through the form below. After submitting a form we will contact you as soon as possible. We will delete your information one month after the beginning of the next academic year.

Register your interest

Start Dates

Start Date Mode Day(s) Time Duration
Register your interest



You can apply for this course online.

Start Date Days Time Duration Apply
Skip to content