The Entry 3 Motor Vehicle course offers a varied qualification which looks at an introduction to basic
car maintenance and repairs. We offer an industry recognised qualification delivered through IMI. Students
will leave with all of the skills and experience they need to support their progression in the motor vehicle industry.

Funding and bursaries

Students under 19 will not have to pay fees providing you are legally in the UK. You may be able to access Bursary funding to help you with travel and meals depending on your personal circumstances.

Students aged over 19 may be eligible for free tuition depending on the course you want to study, your existing qualifications and your financial circumstances. This will be discussed at enrolment.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements but a passion for working with cars and a career in the motor vehicle industry.

What will I learn?

You will learn about car maintenance and repairs by doing practical tasks in our workshop combined with some theory.

Work Experience

You will do at least two weeks of work experience to support your studies, gain experience and potentially develop contacts with future employers. Our team will help you secure a work placement and will provide you with everything required for you to attend your placement.


There are a range of modules which you will complete including:

Health & Safety

Lifting & Moving Vehicles

Vehicle Valeting & Detailing

Wheels & Tyres


You will be required to complete a range of written assignments and online tests. You will also be required to demonstrate some skills while being observed by your tutor.

Enrichment Opportunities

There are a variety of enrichment opportunities on offer throughout the year, including trips and external visits.

Career and Progression

Successful completion of this qualification will prepare you to progress to the Level 1 Motor Vehicle course.

Study Programme

Our personalised Study Programmes provide young people with the skills they need to move in to higher education, training, apprenticeships or employment. They are designed to challenge you positively and suit your aspirations. Our Study Programmes include a choice of vocational qualifications combined with essential English and Maths qualifications, enrichment activities and work experience. We partner with employers to ensure our learners gain the vital work-ready skills and knowledge needed to positively progress into the world of work.