Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair: Level 3

Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair: Level 3

By: David Hobson (author), Graham Baker (author), Patrick Hamilton (author)Paperback

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This new edition of the highly successful Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 3 workbook provides complete coverage of the National Occupational Standards at Level 3 as set by the IMI and has been edited by Roy Brooks, the highly acclaimed pioneer of the entire series. The easy-to-use, easy-to-follow format makes this the perfect companion for the course, for use in class and while carrying out practical tasks. Learners will be inspired by the full-colour diagrams and images illustrating key techniques and the Tip Boxes, weblinks, activities. Questions will ensure learners have full understanding of all the essential information to equip them for a Level 3 qualification.

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Patrick Hamilton has 20 years light and heavy vehicle experience gained at leading vehicle manufacturer's main dealerships, including 6 years in the Royal Air Mechanical Transport Servicing Section. He was the Automotive Training Workshops Manager at a private training provider and a Lecturer in Automotive Engineering at Cambridge Regional College. Patrick is currently Head of School of Engineering at West Suffolk College, also teaching on automotive and engineering courses. Patrick has experience of teaching on a range of light vehicle, heavy vehicle and motorcycle programmes ranging from Entry level 3 to level 4. He has worked for the Sector Skills Council writing some of their QCF units and has also been a technical consultant and author for City and Guilds and the IMI Awards Ltd, helping to develop and write their qualifications. Patrick is Chairman of the IMI Members Association Norfolk. David left school at 16 and started an apprenticeship in his local garage - Bluebell garage, he worked for the same company for 17 years, and he then started a new career teaching students the subject of motor vehicle at City Centre Training, after 2 years David then secured a job at Darlington College where he has taught for 5 years, he has taught a range of qualifications from entry level to level 3. David says he enjoys passing on his skills and knowledge to students in order to assist them secure an apprenticeship, after all he was once in their shoes. Graham is Qualifications Developer at IMI Awards


Part 1 Introduction 1. Health & Safety 2. Good Housekeeping Part 2 1. Work structure 2. Customer service 3 Tools and equipment Part 3 1. Mechanical engine faults 2. Engine management and emission faults 3. Lubrication and cooling system faults 4. Overhauling engines 5. Hybrids and alternative fuels Part 4 1. Diagnosis of steering related faults 2. Diagnosis of suspension related faults 3. Diagnosis of braking related faults 4. Overhauling steering, braking and suspension units Part 5 1. Diagnosis of gearbox faults 2. Diagnosis of drive line faults 3. Overhauling transmission units Part 6 1. Electronic warning, safety and infotainment systems 2. Starting and charging faults 3. Vehicle body electrical systems Part 7 1. Body panels

Product Details

  • publication date: 12/02/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781408077542
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 384
  • ID: 9781408077542
  • weight: 1015
  • ISBN10: 140807754X

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