Motor Vehicle Diploma in Maintenance and Repair Motor Sport IMI Level 3


Course Details

Start Date: 11/09/2023

  • Code: PMOVCB00136
  • Location: Wolverhampton Street

Course Summary

This qualification is for learners who have a keen interest in the motorsport vehicle maintenance and repair industry and are looking to progress into employment within this industry.

Course Content

• event regulations
• setting up motorsport vehicles
• inspecting a motorsport vehicle during competition
• diagnosis and rectification of engine and ancillary components
• diagnosis and rectification of transmission and driveline faults
• diagnosis and rectification of chassis system faults

Learners also have the opportunity to choose to gain knowledge and skills from a large variety of optional units, a small example are listed here:

• diagnosis and rectification of electrical/electronic equipment faults
• joining vehicle components using a fusion and non fusion processes
• marking out, cutting, shaping and forming sheet and tube materials to fabricate motorsport components
• constructing, installing and testing cable forms and looms
• installing, setting up and testing electrical/electronic engine/transmission control units
• installing, setting up and testing visual display, computer and data acquisition systems
• stripping and rebuilding engines for motorsport vehicles
• testing engines for motorsport vehicles (fixed dynamometer)
• dressing engines for motorsport vehicles

Learners also have the opportunity to gain additional knowledge of:

• electrically propelled vehicles
• inspection, repair and replacement of tyres
• assessing and securing the roadside situation
• introduction to low carbon technologies in the automotive industry

Course Assessment

In order to successfully complete this qualification learners are required to complete a number of IMI set:

• practical assessments
• online knowledge tests
• and written knowledge assessments
• online learning


You will need to provide your own stationary and your own safety shoes/ boots with steel toe caps and overalls a dress code and workbook will be required and be discussed at interview


IMIAL Level 3 Diploma in Motorsport Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (QCF)


Learners can undertake Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Engineering Manufacture (Craft and Technician).
For some individuals, this VRQ could prepare them for progression into the workplace.

Entry Requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C or above, to include GCSE Mathematics and English and a science or equivalent qualification IMIAL/City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair or equivalent

Start Date: 11/09/2023

  • Code: PMOVCB00136
  • Location: Wolverhampton Street
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