• LevelLevel 3
  • Age group16-18
  • Duration1 year
  • Awarding bodyIMI


This course provides the essential knowledge and skills for MET technicians working on light and light-goods vehicles in all types of garages and dealerships. The learning programme involves studying the theoretical and practical aspects of the role.

You will also gain a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace and other skills associated with working in a garage.

This qualification also forms the knowledge component (technical certificate) of the IMI SSC Accident Repair Advanced Apprenticeship framework (for MET). This learning programme qualification is based upon IMI Sector Skills Council's National Occupational Standards for Accident Repair Mechanical, Electrical and Trim (MET) route.

Course Information

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For more information call Course Information on
01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

Modules offered may vary.

Modules will include:

  • Vehicle Electronically Controlled Vehicle Mechanical Components
  • Removing and Fitting Electrical and Electronic Components
  • Removing, Refurbishing and Fitting Trim Components
  • Customer Service
  • Communicate Effectively with Customers
  • Deliver Reliable Customer Service
  • Use Dealer Management Systems (DMS)
  • Recognise and Deal With Queries, Requests and Problems
  • Develop Customer Service Relationships
  • Maths (Exempt if you have a minimum of GCSE grade C in maths)
  • English (Exempt if you have a minimum of GCSE grade C in English language)
  • Study Skills
  • 1:1 Tutorials
  • Enrichment Activities

September - June

Entry requirements

You must have achieved the Vehicle Fitting Principles- Level 2 qualification.

You will be assessed through practical tasks, online testing and written assignments (coursework).

You can gain employment in the motor vehicle body repair industry.

The College Careers Service is available to all our students. We can help you when deciding which course or option you wish to take. During your course we ensure you develop employability skills and gain relevant experience.We provide information, advice and support when completing your course and progressing to work or going into higher education. When applying for university we can provide support with the UCAS application and Student Finance.

Tuition fees are free if you are a UK or home- fee status student and aged 16-18 on the 31st August before the start of your course.

If you are aged 19 or over, you will either have to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan or pay a Full Cost tuition fee for this course.

Many people qualify for free tuition fees, for more information please contact Course Information on 01642 333333. Additional financial support may also be available for full-time students.

Please click the apply now button at the top of this page which will take you to an application form, or you can download a full time course application here and print it out, complete the form and send it to the College. If you have any queries with regards to your application or you would like further information and support, please contact our Admissions Team on (01642) 333601. Or if you have any enquiries about courses, please contact Course Information on (01642) 333333 or e-mail CourseInformation@mbro.ac.uk

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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive financial support service and bursary scheme to help you through your time at Middlesbrough College. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.