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IMI Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair R762 04 (SCQF 5) Modern Apprenticeship Route

Campus Midlothian Campus
Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 5

Study mode Multiple available

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2023

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Course overview

This SCQF 5 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 businesses involved with routine maintenance and MOT repairs. This level of programme will focus on routine maintenance and repair principles and will provide learners with a good understanding of the maintenance and repair sector.

This college course is for apprentices already employed in the automotive repair sector.

What you will learn

The SCQF 5 programme involves studying both the theory and practical aspects, including:

  • Routine maintenance and repair of light vehicle engine faults
  • Routine maintenance and repair of light vehicle chassis faults
  • Routine maintenance and repair of light vehicle transmission and driveline faults
  • Routine maintenance and repair of light vehicle auxiliary electrical fault
  • Knowledge of carrying out non-high voltage operations on, near or with an electric vehicle

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 3 components:

  • The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) set practical tasks 
  • IMI set online testing 
  • Submissions to your ePortfolio

Number of days per week

  • Attendance in college is for 8, one week blocks throughout the academic year and delivered over 2 years (Sighthill Campus)

or

  • 1 day per week for 36 weeks, delivered over 2 years (Midlothian Campus

Entry requirements

  • Employment within the maintenance and repair sector
  • Ideally Core Skills at Intermediate 2 on Numeracy, Communication, ICT, Problem Solving & Working With Others 

A discussion between your employer and the Modern Apprenticeship Advisor will be necessary prior to enrolment.

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • Progression to IMI Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair R763 04 (SCQF 7) Modern Apprenticeship Route

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Midlothian Campus 28/08/23 40 Weeks
Sighthill Campus Block release 28/08/23 41 Weeks
Midlothian Campus Part time 28/08/23 40 Weeks

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