Entry Level 3 Vehicle Maintenance & Repair (Skills Pathway)
About this course

This course provides a great introduction to the Motor Industry and will enable students to develop a basic knowledge and understanding of motor vehicles.

What will I learn?

This is a practical, hands-on course that allows students to develop basic skills in key areas of Automotive Maintenance and Repair. Lessons will take place in the classroom as well as our fully equipped motor vehicle workshops and you will learn how a modern motor vehicle works and how to diagnose and repair common problems.

This course will provide you with an introduction to the following areas:

  • Workshop Bench Skills
  • Cooling
  • Exhaust
  • Electrical
  • Ignition
  • Lubrication
  • Braking
  • Steering and Suspension
  • Wheels and Tyres
  • Transmission

Entry requirements

Applicants are required to hold a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade E or above including English and maths.

Study, assessment and qualifications

Students on this course will take vehicle and workshop based assessments. Function skills are assessed by examination.

On successful completion of this course, students will achieve a City and Guilds Entry Level Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair.


Additional costs and information

Students will need overalls and safety boots for this course.

What could I do next?
Following successful completion of this course, student may be able to progress on to  the Level 1 Diploma in Automotive Maintenance and Repair