Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Competence


The Diplomas in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Competence are for anyone developing a career in the motor industry. These practical qualifications demonstrate your skills on the job, in your own workplace, showing that you meet national standards for automotive workers.

Their structure and assessment strategy have been produced by the Institute of the Motor Industry, who are the Sector Skills Council for the Automotive Industry.

Candidates cover areas such as routine vehicle maintenance, removal and replacement of vehicle units and components and diagnosis and rectification of vehicle faults.

There are no time constraints applied to the assessment of this qualification. If centres have queries regarding the length of time required to complete a particular task, they should contact their external verifier in the first instance who will advise accordingly and feed this information back to City & Guilds where appropriate.

Course Units:

001Competency in Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive EnvironmentA/601/6338
003Competency in Supporting Job Roles in the Automotive Work EnvironmentK/601/6366
004Skills in Materials, Fabrication, Tools and Measuring Devices in the Automotive EnvironmentY/601/6279
006Competency in Making Learning Possible through Demonstrations and InstructionY/601/6380
008Competency in Identifying and Agreeing Motor Vehicle Customer Service NeedsK/601/6383
051Knowledge of Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive EnvironmentD/601/6171
053Knowledge of Support for Job Roles in the Automotive Work EnvironmentT/601/6175
054Knowledge of Materials, Fabrication, Tools and Measuring Devices used in the Automotive EnvironmentK/601/6237
056Knowledge of how to Make Learning Possible through Demonstrations and InstructionT/601/6242
058Knowledge of how to Identify and Agree Motor Vehicle Customer Service NeedsR/601/6247
101Competency in Routine Light Vehicle MaintenanceL/601/3766
102Competency in Removing and Replacing Light Vehicle Engine Units and ComponentsD/601/3769
103Competency in Removing and Replacing Light Vehicle Electrical Units and ComponentsY/601/3771
104Competency in Removing and Replacing Light Vehicle Chassis Units and ComponentsK/601/3774
105Competency in Inspecting Light Vehicles Using Prescribed MethodsM/601/3792
107Competency in Diagnosing and Rectifying Light Vehicle Engine FaultsJ/601/3779
108Competency in Diagnosing and Rectifying Light Vehicle Chassis System FaultsY/601/3785
111Competency in Overhauling Light Vehicle Engine Mechanical UnitsD/601/3786
112Competency in Removing and Replacing Light Vehicle Driveline Units and ComponentsM/601/3789
113Competency in Diagnosing and Rectifying Light Vehicle Transmission and Driveline FaultsK/601/3791
121Competency in Overhauling Light Vehicle Transmission UnitsH/601/3787
131Competency in Overhauling Light Vehicle Steering and Suspension UnitsK/601/3791
151Knowledge of Routine Light Vehicle MaintenanceF/601/3716
152Knowledge of Light Vehicle Engine Mechanical, Lubrication and Cooling System Units and ComponentsR/601/3719
153Knowledge of Removing and Replacing Light Vehicle Electrical Units and ComponentsT/601/3731
154Knowledge of Removing and Replacing Light Vehicle Chassis Units and ComponentsA/601/3732
155Knowledge in Inspecting Light Vehicles Using Prescribed MethodsH/601/3742
157Knowledge of Diagnosis and Rectification of Light Vehicle Engine FaultsF/601/3733
158Knowledge in Diagnosis and Rectification of Light Vehicle Chassis FaultsL/601/3735
161Knowledge of Overhauling Light Vehicle Engine UnitsR/601/3736
162Knowledge of Light Vehicle Transmission and Driveline Units and ComponentsY/601/3740
163Knowledge of Diagnosis and Rectification of Light Vehicle Transmission and Driveline FaultsD/601/3741
171Knowledge of Overhauling Light Vehicle Transmission UnitsY/601/3737
172Knowledge of Light Vehicle Fuel, Ignition, Air and Exhaust System Units and ComponentsH/601/3725
181Knowledge of Overhauling Light Vehicle Steering and Suspension UnitsD/601/3738
218Competency in Removing and Fitting Basic Light Vehicle Mechanical, Electrical and Trim (MET) Components and Non Permanently Fixed Vehicle Body PanelsJ/601/3751
268Knowledge of Removing and Fitting Basic Light Vehicle Mechanical, Electrical and Trim (MET) Components and Non Permanently Fixed Vehicle Body PanelsF/601/3747
406Competency in Diagnosing and Rectifying Vehicle Auxiliary Electrical FaultsL/601/3749
456Knowledge of Diagnosis and Rectification of Vehicle Auxiliary Electrical FaultsA/601/3746