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Vehicle Systems Maintenance — Entry Level 3 Diploma

Motor Vehicles

Course ID: 174229

Course Year: 24/25

Course Details

  • This programme can help you to gain an apprenticeship in the Motor Vehicle industry.
  • Entry Level 3 Diploma.
  • Practical based work in our Motor Vehicle workshop, where you will complete tasks.
  • Access guidance and support from our highly experienced and supportive teaching team.
  • Study in a safe, inclusive and respectful environment.
  • 1 year course.

What to expect from the course

The Entry Level course is mainly practical based, meaning most of the time is spent in the Motor Vehicle workshop carrying out a variety of tasks from basic safety checks to Electrical circuit tasks.

This is a good introduction to the Vehicle Industry and offers progression routes to Level 1 or possibly Level 2 depending on Maths and English results.


Entry Level 3 Diploma in Vehicle systems

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Career pathways

Level 1 Certificate/Diploma in Motor Vehicle.
Level 2 Certificate/Diploma in Motor Vehicle ( subject to English & Maths Results)
Apprenticeship in Motor Vehicle Industry

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Contact us to discuss your application or find out more:

 : 0151 252 3000

Entry Requirements

For 16-18 students who would like to apply for this course, you will need:
- Grade 2/E or Entry 3 functional Skills in both English & Maths

All students are given an initial assessment.

If you are unsure of the entry requirements, or if you don't meet the criteria, please contact our Careers Advice and Guidance team who will be happy to help you find the best option for you. Email or call 0151 252 3607.


If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free. If you are aged between 19-23 and don’t already hold a qualification equivalent to 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, and you need to study at Entry or Level 1 to progress to Level 2, you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

Aged 19 or over and unemployed or earning less than £21,225 a year? You may also qualify to join this course for free. To find out more, contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

Fee for24/25 is 1645.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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