IRTEC Inspection Re-accreditation

L3 Level 3
Part Time
31 August 2020 — 18 June 2021
City Centre Campus, Cardiff

About this course

This course is designed as a re-accreditation for those employed within an HGV, Large Commercial Vehicle or Bus/Coach (PCV) maintenance environment. This course will lead to a re-accreditation with IRTEC/IMI and can be modified to suit HGV and Bus environments. 

Technicians must be able to work unsupervised, and ideally should be in full time employment with at least 3 years' experience to ensure they are familiar with the skills, knowledge and techniques associated with vehicle inspection. Technicians wishing to achieve this accreditation must successfully complete a full assessment.

If you require any further information please contact the course tutor on - 02920 406505.

What you will study

This level requires the candidate to complete the following modules for which they can receive optional training prior to assessment: 

  • Full Assessment & Practical Assessment
  • Exam - Technical & Legislative

The practical assessment can take place at the workplace and the exams will take place at CAVC.

Important points

  • The College welcomes contact with parents/guardians of students who are under 18
  • Additional support is available for students with learning difficulties and disabilities
  • Cardiff and Vale College is committed to inclusion and values diversity. We are determined to promote equality of opportunity and to treat everyone fairly and with respect
  • Cardiff and Vale College reserves the right to make changes to this course without prior notice
  • All courses are accurate at the time of upload or print
  • Courses can only run if there are sufficient numbers
  • Please note, if you choose three or more course choices, then you may be referred for a careers appointment first. This does not apply to A Level or GCSE choices.

Course fee per year

Course Fee: £375.00

Entry requirements

Candidate will require full accreditation of Irtec within expiry date.

Key information

Start date

31 August 2020

End date

18 June 2021

Time of day

Day Time

Part Time

2 hours per week


City Centre Campus, Cardiff
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Course code



IMIA-IRTEC-INSP-BC - IRTEC Inspection Level 3


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I know from studying at the College and applying the skills I’ve learnt in my job I improve each day. I’m even going to compete at World Skills for vehicle body painting.

Cory Maher
Level 3 Vehicle Refinishing Apprentice

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City Centre Campus, Cardiff
City Centre Campus, Cardiff

Automotive Centre,
City Centre Campus,
Dumballs Road,
CF10 5FE