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Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Prinicples Diploma

The Light Vehicle Maintenance and Diagnostic Repair Technician is the perfect course for building a highly advanced set of skills that will enable you to succeed and excel in the automotive industry.

You will study the components of vehicle maintenance in finer detail, working with complex systems across a range of vehicles. You will consider diagnosis and fault-finding, as well as the appropriate rectification and maintenance of faults and equipment.

The course develops knowledge from previous studies, and upon completion, as a skilled technician you will be able to find employment in a variety of fields in the automotive industry.

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Shaun started teaching after spending 23 years in the Infantry, leaving as a Company Sergeant Major. During his time he has under taken many roles within the Infantry from a Mortar Fire Controller to working within Intelligence gathering. Shaun has served in Northern Ireland seven times, Europe, Africa, America, Bosnia and Afghanistan. Whilst serving, Shaun also spent two years working within the Search and Rescue Organisation.​Shaun Aston

Paignton Campus – Vantage Point

This course is available at our Vantage Point Campus. 

Our inspirational Paignton Campus provides the very best learning environment, featuring state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

South Devon College,
Long Road,
Paignton,
TQ4 7EJ

Newton Abbot Campus – Automotive Skills Centre

This course is available at our Newton Abbot Campus on Bradley Lane. Here we offer automotive courses for learners of all ages, reaching Teignbridge and Torquay.

Bradley Lane,
Newton Abbot,
TQ12 1LZ

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