Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (IMI Level 3) Modern Apprenticeship SCQF Level 7

What is special about this course?

This course is certified by the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) and designed for those employed in the motor vehicle industry.

This Modern Apprenticeship is studied block release in college over a one year period. It is for people employed in the industry. It can be undertaken by the apprentice at the same time as the SVQ 3 Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Modern Apprenticeship.  

Apprentices would normally commence their apprenticeship by applying for IMI Level 2 Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Modern Apprenticeship or the Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (SVQ3) Modern Apprenticeship.  However, this is subject to experience and the Business Solutions team will advise based on individual circumstances.

Entry requirements

Candidates must be working in a relevant industry.

SVQ2 Vehicle Maintenance and Repair/IMI level 2 Vehicle Maintenance and Repair OR relevant industry experience.

This course consists of block release in college and provides the dual benefit of students gaining a nationally recognised qualification while being paid as they work.

This Modern Apprenticeship is certified by the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) and designed for those employed in the motor vehicle industry. It is recognised and valued by employers.

How will I study my course?

  • Work based
  • Block release

Block release

How long will my course last?

1 Year

SCQF level 7

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus
    • Work Based

Start date



For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

What can I do on completion of my course?

Progress onto:

  • HNC Automotive Engineering

Work as a:

  • Vehicle Fitter
  • Vehicle Service Technician
  • Body Repair Technician
  • Parts Adviser

Is there more information available online?

QR Code - scan to visit course page

You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.


Due to an on-going cyber security incident our systems are currently down. Applications for full-time degree courses can still be made via UCAS but we are unable to take any direct applications. We are doing everything possible to minimise disruption, but this could take some time. Please check back at regular intervals for updates or, if you have a specific query, contact us.