Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (Heavy Vehicle)
NVQ Level 3
Qual Ref: 100/5533/2
This NVQ is a work-based qualification which assesses the skills and knowledge that people in your job need to perform their job role effectively.
It is a motor industry qualification that covers activities that relate to service technicians working on heavy vehicles in all types of garages, dealerships and maintenance depots.
Successful candidates will demonstrate a broad working knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace and other skills associated with working in a garage.
The qualification includes the diagnosis and rectification of:
- Engine and component faults
- Chassis system faults
- Auxiliary equipment electrical faults
And offers opportunities for candidates to also demonstrate:
- Diagnosis and rectification of vehicle transmission and driveline system faults
- Overhauling mechanical units
- Inspecting vehicles
- Identifying and agreeing customer vehicle needs
- Training others through demonstration and instruction
Candidates will demonstrate their skills and knowledge by collecting evidence of their work, which is usually presented in a portfolio (though your approved centre may use an alternative method). An NTS assessor will provide advice about generating, collecting presenting your evidence and candidates will also undertake IMI set online multiple-choice tests. For further information and advice, please contact an IMI approved centre.
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