Part Time:

Level 3 Motor Vehicle Competence – Diploma

Course Details

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have a Level 2 Qualification in an automotive or engineering field or have suitable workplace experience.


Level 3 is ideal if you are an experienced worker in the automotive industry and have lots of technical skills and knowledge. You will work with minimum supervision, have a good record of safety and ensure your work meets the required standard.

During this course you will cover:

  • Routine vehicle maintenance
  • Removal and replacement of vehicle units
  • Diagnosis and rectification of vehicle faults

You will learn on the job or in a simulated environment. This qualification is taken in the workplace and you will achieve it by proving that you can do your job to a high standard. Assessment is via observation and portfolio of evidence. For some units, you may also have to complete an online knowledge test.


Online examination and practical skills assessment.


Learners can move go on to study more specialist topics such as MOT Testing and Hybrid Vehicle Maintenance.


To take part in this course you will need to provide suitable personal protective equipment (PPE) for use in the CEMAST workshops.

Level 3 Course


20 Weeks

Start Dates

17.01.2019 – 23.05.2019 | Thurs | 17:30 – 20:30

Course Cost

Please note that the fee indicated can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Funding Information

You may be eligible to receive fee remission or a loan for this course. Please contact our Enrolments Team on 01329 815 171 for more information or email them below.


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