IMI Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles (Motorcycle) Level 3

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area



Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Full Time

Crosskeys Campus

Start Date

Start Date
02 September 2024


1 year

In a nutshell

This course is endorsed as a Technical Diploma and is designed to satisfy the theory component of the VCQ Level 3 in Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair. It also satisfies the requirements of the Motorcycle Apprenticeship Framework.

This course is for...

... those who have previously completed the Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (Motorcycle).

... those with a keen interest in motorcycling

... good problem-solvers and hard workers

Course content

There are 9 modules to complete through a combination of practical and theory elements in this course. You’ll study units such as:

  • Health, safety and good housekeeping in the automotive environment
  • Support for job roles in the automotive environment
  • Materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices used in the automotive environment
  • Diagnosis and rectification of motorcycle electrical faults
  • Motorcycle preparation and inspection
  • Diagnosis and rectification of motorcycle engine faults
  • Diagnosis and rectification of motorcycle chassis system faults
  • Diagnosis and rectification of motorcycle transmission and driveline faults
  • Knowledge of how to identify and agree motor vehicle customer service needs

You will also develop essential employability skills, such as self-management, team working, business
and customer awareness, problem solving, communication, basic literacy and numeracy and a
positive attitude to work. You will be assessed through exams, coursework, assignments, portfolio work and practical assessments.
After completing the course, you will gain:

  • IMI Level 3 in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (Motorcycles)
  • Appropriate supporting qualifications to broaden your skill set and meet the needs of the industry
  • Skills Activities
  • English and Mathematics

Entry Requirements

To enter this course, you'll need Level 2 Vehicle Maintenance & Repair (Motorcycle), or Equivalent Level 2 Diploma. Mature learners will be considered on an indiviaul basis depending upon skills and experience.

Additional information

This course is for students who are currently doing full time level 2 and will progress to part time level 3 next year.

You will need to have the correct PPE for this course, which costs around £40.

This course is 12 hours per week.

Where can I study IMI Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles (Motorcycle) Level 3?

Crosskeys Campus
(Full Time)
Start Date: 02 September 2024

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact our Student Recruitment team