Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles Courses - Birmingham & Black Country - Sandwell College

Part Time

Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles


35 weeks

Central Campus


Course summary

This qualification is for 19+ learners who are interested in developing a career within the motor Industry, whether you want to maintain and repair the vehicle or repair and paint the body work of the vehicle. VRQs in Motor Vehicle are aimed at anyone interested in starting or developing a career in the motor Industry. Get the skills you need to turbo charge your career in the automotive industry with our FREE Level 3 qualification.  

How much does the course cost?

FREE for anyone aged over 19 who does NOT yet have a full Level 3 qualification (equivalent to an advanced technical certificate or diploma or A-Levels) or higher and who lives in a WMCA postcode area.  

Please click here for more information on when you can enrol. 

Course requirements

  • Must have English and Maths at GCSE grade D or equivalent and 1 science
  • Have a keen interest for Automotive Vehicles and working in the industry
  • Be Honest and Trustworthy
  • Have a strong work ethic and motivation to career development
  • Have good or excellent communication skills
  • Be IT Literate and be able to use a computer

 The course involves Theoretical and Practical Skills in the repair of motor vehicles.


Duration of the course:

35 weeks. 2 days per week.

You will be assessed using skills assessment and Knowledge tests (multiple Choice)

After completing the course, you will be able to seek employment in this industry or complete an Apprenticeship.



To discuss your options direct with the course tutor email

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