Vehicle Diagnostic Training Level 3
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About this course

This introductory course allows students to gain the necessary skills for vehicle diagnostics. You will be using the latest Snap-on diagnostic kit which will be a real asset to mechanics, apprentices and technicians in the motor trade. Whether you need to refresh you skills or learn them from scratch, this new introductory vehicle diagnostic course is ideal for you!

This course has the flexibility to run throughout the academic year with no initial fixed start dates. Once you have applied for this course, you will be contacted by a member of the Motorvehicle Team who will discuss potential start dates.  

If you are an employer and have more than one member of staff who requires training, we can accommodate you. Whether you require training to take place at a particular College campus depending on your location, or would prefer training to take place on your company premises (with the College providing staff and the testing equipment), we are happy to help. Please email for more information.

What will I learn?
The course will cover Oscilloscopes, Live data, Fault code diagnostics, Diagnostic pathways and Wiring diagrams using the latest in diagnostic technology.
Entry requirements
No formal entry requirements needed but current experience in the motor vehicle trade would be beneficial.
Study, assessment and qualifications
Students will complete a practical work/assessment on a vehicle and a theory test to show competence. There is no formal certification for this course.
Additional costs and information

There are no additional costs.

What could I do next?
You can enrol on the Advanced vehicle diagnostics course.