IMI Entry Level 3 Certificate Introduction to Automotive Maintenance and Repair
There are no formal entry requirements for this course.
We will interview you to make sure this is the right course for you.
Future Study and Careers
You can choose to pursue many exciting career options in the sector, such as with a main dealer like Ford or BMW, a chain garage such as Kwik Fit, a car manufacturer like Land Rover, or with a roadside assistance company like the AA.
This course is ideal for beginners. It will enable you to gain skills across the motor vehicle trade and decide the area of the industry which best suits your career ambitions.
The course includes introductory units in health and safety, communication, career pathways and hand tools, all relevant within the automotive industry.
Your course will be a mix of theory sessions in the classroom and practical sessions in the workshop.
Topics include health and safety, recording information, engine components, steering and suspension, cooling and lubrication, braking systems, vehicle checks and body repair tools.
You will learn workplace skills including health and safety, communication, numeracy, organisation and relationship-building.
You will also complete maths and English qualifications if you haven’t got them already as they are essential in this industry.
Engineering & Construction Campus