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

Full Time

Level 3 Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

1 year

Central Campus


Automotive student working on diagnostics machine
Auto student using jig below car

Course summary

This one-year Level 3 course is ideal for school leavers who have good grades, some previous mechanical experience, and wish to gain practical experience in a wide variety of automotive trades. It is also suitable for learners progressing from a Maintenance and Repair Level 2 programme.

Course requirements

You’ll have previously completed a Level 2 Motor Vehicle qualification. You’ll be able to demonstrate a professional attitude and have excellent communication skills.

The programme is approximately 35% practical and 65% theory. Students are always encouraged to gain subject-related work experience.

Three weeks are set aside purely for the purpose of enrichment. In addition to this, trips related to the core programme may be organised. There is usually no or minimal cost for any of these activities.

The course is primarily assessed through online examinations, spread over the course of the year. Practical assessments will also form an important part of the qualification.

On completion of this course successful learners may choose to progress to Level 4, consider a career as an apprentice in Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair, or gain employment within the automotive sector.

To discuss your options direct with the course tutor email

[email protected]

Success Rates on courses for 16-18 year-olds nearly 7% better than national average*

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