The Level 3 Diploma is only available as a progression route to those students who have completed the Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles. The course covers four technical units, to include the four main vehicle areas:
- Advance Chassis Technology
- Advance Engine Technology
- Advanced Transmission Technology
- Advanced Electrical and Electronic Technology
The Centre for Automotive Technology at the Rhyl Campus is equipped to the latest industry standards, including Heavy Goods Vehicle Brake Tester, 4 Wheel Drive Rolling Road Dynamometer, 4-Wheel Alignment, a superb Auto-Electronics Diagnostic Room, USI Spray Booths, Lechler Mixing Scheme, Car-OLiner Body Jig and Alignment System, Welding Bays, Valeting Bay, plus Hybrid Technology, Vehicle Climate Control Systems and Electric/Hybrid vehicle training workshop.
There are 5 workshops at the Llangefni campus equipped with the latest industry standard equipment for the diagnostics and maintenance of; cars, vans, lorries and trucks. Equipment includes; 2 wheel rolling road dynamometer, fully equipped ATL MOT 4 poster ramp, laser 4-Wheel alignment, latest diagnostic scanners and lab scopes for Heavy and Light vehicles, hybrid rig,, Autotronics Lab and Air-con facilities and excellent industry trained staff.
The programme will be delivered through a blend of the following:
- Practical demonstrations
- Realistic working tasks
- Lectures to develop underpinning knowledge
- Assignment work
- Online learning
- Visits to Industry and Trade Shows
- Placement in the industry for a two week period