Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Automotive Engineering


You don’t need to be working in this sector to gain this qualification, but it helps.

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What is the NVQ in Automotive Engineering Qualification?


The ETA Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Automotive Engineering is for learners who work in, or who want to work in automotive service roles such as:


*Vehicle Fitting

*Vehicle Body Building

*Vehicle Electrical & Electronic Wiring and Assembly

*Composite Manufacture

*Experimental/new Model Development

*Commercial and Passenger Carrying Vehicle Body Building

*Motorsport Vehicle Technician (Mechanical)

*Motorsport Composite Manufacture

*Prototype Powertrain Development



The NVQ in Automotive Engineering gives learners the opportunity to:


-Develop their own personal growth and engagement in learning through the development of personal, learning and thinking skills (PLTS).

-Have existing skills recognised

-Achieve a nationally-recognised Level 3 qualification

-It allows learners to demonstrate competence in automotive engineering at a level required by the engineering industry.

-Learners can progress across the level and size of the engineering competence and knowledge qualifications and into other occupational areas such as team leading and management.



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Mandatory Units


-1 – Complying with Statutory Regulations and Organisational Safety Requirements

-2 – Using and Interpreting Engineering Data and Documentation

-3 – Working Efficiently and Effectively in Engineering


Optional Units 


These are related to the pathways for the roles listed above. and will vary the amount of credits depending.


For Example:

Assembling sub-assembly units to vehicle – (Vehicle Fitting)

Assembling body sub-assemblies to produce a Vehicle (Vehicle Body Building)

Assembling and Fitting wiring looms to vehicles (Vehicle Electrical and Electronic Wiring and Assembly)

Manufacturing vehicle components by resin casting (Composite Manufacture)


plus many more…..




Entry Requirements


No prior knowledge, understanding, skills or qualifications are required before learners register for this qualification, however, you will need to work within the Automotive Engineering sector to gather evidence.


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Awarding Organisation (AO)

Engineering Training Awards (ETA)


Assignments, Portfolio of Evidence







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