Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles (City & Guilds) SCQF Level 6

What is special about this course?

Designed to cover essential skills including:

  • component removal
  • refitting
  • servicing techniques
  • fault diagnosis

this is the ideal course if you are interested in developing a career in the motor industry, whether you want to maintain and repair different types of vehicles (cars, vans, trucks, or even motorcycles), fit and replace parts and tyres, run your own motor vehicle business or work on hybrid vehicles safely.

This course will also provide you with understanding and underpinning knowledge required for a Modern Apprenticeship, employment or further study. You will be assessed through observation and written job cards.

Special features:

  • Gain key skills that local employers are looking for
  • Study in a modern motor vehicle workshop

Entry requirements

Successful completion of the City & Guilds Diploma Level 2 in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles.

You must be a minimum of 16 years of age at the start of the course.

Course content includes:

  • Skills in Supporting Job Roles in the Automotive Work Environment
  • Knowledge of Support for Job Roles in the Automotive Work Environment
  • Skills in Diagnosing and Rectifying Light Vehicle Engine Faults
  • Skills In Diagnosing and Rectifying Light Vehicle Chassis System Faults
  • Knowledge of Diagnosis and Rectification of Light Vehicle Engine Faults
  • Knowledge in Diagnosis and Rectification of Light Vehicle Chassis Faults
  • Knowledge of Diagnosis and Rectification of Light Vehicle Transmission and Driveline Faults
  • Skills in Diagnosing and Rectifying Vehicle Auxiliary Electrical Faults
  • Knowledge of Diagnosis and Rectification of Vehicle Auxiliary Electrical Faults
  • Skills to Identify and Agree Motor Vehicle Customer Service Needs
  • Knowledge of How to Identify and Agree Motor Vehicle Customer Service Needs

Equipment

The following items are essential equipment for completion of the course:

  • Overalls and steel toe cap boots conforming to EN345-1 safety standards (£40)
  • Memory stick (£10)
  • Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair workbook Level 3 (£26)

Prices correct at time of publication.

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

This is a practical based course delivered face-to-face on campus.

How long will my course last?

1 Year

Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Moray

Start date

August

Fees

Normally, if you are studying full time for the first time and are Ordinarily Resident in Scotland your course fees will be covered through the information you provide on your course application.

If you are studying part time and are on low income or in receipt of certain benefits your course fees may be covered by a fee waiver.

If you are not Ordinarily Resident in Scotland, you may need to pay course fees.

Please refer to our Fees and Funding section for more information.

Course fees 2023/24*

Scotland

Rest of UK

International

Further Education - Full time

£1,008

£1,008

£6,960

Further Education - Part time (per single credit unit)

£88

£88

£352

Further Education - Part time (structured 6 credits)

£528

£528

£2,112

* Fees for 2024/25 are still to be confirmed.

Funding

Our Student Finance Advisers can advise you on all aspects of student funding. The support available depends upon your personal circumstances.

Please refer to our Fees and Funding section for more information.

What can I do on completion of my course?

Successful completion of this course will allow you to progress into employment or onto the following qualifications:

  • HNC/HND (with the required Mathematic entry level) programmes and degree courses within UHI
  • City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Competence
  • ILM management and leadership qualifications
  • NVQ Level 3/4 courses

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Apply for Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles (City & Guilds) SCQF Level 6

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We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI Moray. UHI Moray operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.