Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles (IMI) Diploma Level 3

Edinburgh College


Sighthill Campus


If you have recently finished the Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair and wish to progress to the next stage of learning, then this course is designed for you. The course will cover diagnostic maintenance and repair focusing on the following areas: Chassis, Transmission, Engine, Electrical and Digital Systems.

The course is taught at Edinburgh College’s Sighthill campus in our workshops and lecture rooms by teachers with industry experience. Workshop learning will allow you to work on live vehicles to best simulate a realistic working environment. The workshops have all the necessary resources for you to fully engage in the motor vehicle industry.

This course will prepare you for employment in the light vehicle maintenance industry or onto further study.

Content includes: Chasses systems; Transmission systems; Engine systems; Electrical and Digital systems.

Entry Requirements

English, Maths and a science or technological subject at National 5 or Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (IMI) or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Interview.

Progression Routes

Transfer into higher level engineering courses

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Automotive Engineering

SCQF Level


Career Area

Garage Services

Career Sectors

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

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