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IMI Beginners Diploma for the Introduction to Motor Vehicle Industry and Technologies (E3)

Start Date Length Attendance Campus Course Code
30/01/2017 18 Weeks Daytime Stratford Campus PR000319 Apply Now
11/09/2017 36 Weeks Daytime Stratford Campus PR000319 Apply Now

What is involved?

The course is delivered during the day and focuses on various aspects of motor vehicle technology and the maintenance of the main parts, such as driveline, spark ignition systems and vehicle construction.

Maths and English are key elements of any full-time programme of study in College. If you do not already have a GCSE at grade A*-C in these subjects, you will need to attend sessions allocated on your timetable. These are varied and designed to cater for all ability levels. You will receive advice and guidance regarding the correct level for you.

Learning on this course whether classroom or workshop based is through activity. In the workshop environment demonstrations will be provided to introduce skills, but learning will be through hands-on activity.
Your learning will be extended to outside of the college with trips to local suppliers or construction sites and places of interest.

You will be assessed on your practical skills and your knowledge through the completion of practical assignments and other assessments.


What will my career options be?

You can apply for further study on to the IMIA Motor Vehicle maintenance level 1 programme. This will lead to the level 2 and 3 provisions and then on to employment or higher education. 

What is the cost?

This Course is Free for 16-18 Home Students

In some instances a course may be free - please refer to the What do I Need to Pay.

The information which describes this course was accurate at the time of publication. Newham College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or cancel any part of the programmes, locations, facilities and costs at any time.


What do I need?

There are no formal qualifications required, but you will be assessed during induction to ensure that the course you have chosen is at a level appropriate to your needs. You will also need to show a genuine desire and enthusiasm for studying to be a motor mechanic.