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IMI Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair - Modern Apprenticeship route

Campus Midlothian Campus
Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 6

Study mode Block release
Part time

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2022

Cost £1087 - £1109
(see funding options)

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Course overview

This course is part of the Modern Apprenticeship route applicants will need to be employed as apprentices in the motor trade.

This Vocational Related Qualification (VRQ) provides the essential knowledge and skills for light vehicle technicians working on a wide range of vehicles in all types of garages, dealerships and specialist businesses with a specialism in diagnostic principles.

What you will learn

The SCQF 7 programme involves studying both the theory and practical aspects, including:

  • diagnosis and rectification of light vehicle engine faults heavy vehicle
  • diagnosis and rectification of light vehicle chassis faults
  • diagnosis and rectification of light vehicle transmission and driveline faults
  • diagnosis and rectification of light vehicle auxiliary electrical fault

You will also gain a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace and other skills associated with working in a garage environment.

How the course is assessed

The assessment of this VRQ is made up of 2 components:

  • IMI set Practical Tasks
  • IMI set Online Testing

 

 

 

Number of days per week

Attend college for 8 one week blocks throughout the academic year (Sighthill Campus) or 1 day per week throughout the academic year (Midlothian Campus)

 

 

Entry requirements

Entry qualifications will be set by your employer but generally National 4 or above in English, Maths, Science or Technical subject are desirable. A consultation with the employer and Modern Apprenticeship advisor is essential.

 

 

 

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration Cost
Sighthill Campus Block release 29/08/22 41 Weeks £1087
Midlothian Campus Part time 29/08/22 41 Weeks £1109

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