Mechanics Level 3 (Agricultural Engineering)

Further your career by deepening your knowledge of servicing and repairs for a wide range of tractors and agricultural machinery with this Level 3 Diploma and make use of fantastic industry standard facilities and our own fleet of tractors and agricultural machinery.

Course Level:
Level 3
1 Year
Aireville Campus
Awarding Body:
City & Guilds


On this course, you will develop the knowledge and skills to service, maintain and repair a wide range of land-based machinery including tractors, plant machinery, 4×4, harvesting machinery and ground care machinery.

You will develop diagnostic skills, theoretical knowledge and understanding of Agricultural Engineering principles together with a range of workshop skills including welding.

The course is taught by industry experts supplemented by specialist visits and work experience to prepare you for a career in Agricultural Engineering.


  • 4×4 System Maintenance
  • Chassis & Suspension Systems
  • Diesel Fuel Systems
  • Engine Service & Repair
  • Harvesting Machinery
  • Health, Safety & Welfare in the Workplace
  • Hydraulics Hydrostatic & CVT Transmission Systems
  • Land-based Machinery
  • Operation Maintenance
  • Powershift
  • Repair & Diagnosis of Faults
  • Machinery
  • Transmissions
  • Welding & Fabrication
  • Work Experience

Entry Requirements

  • 5 GCSEs 9-4 including English or Maths or Mechanics Level 2 (Agricultural Engineering) (Merit/Distinction)



Your choices may include:

  • Heavy Goods Vehicle & PSV Mechanic
  • Light/Heavy Vehicle/Motorcycle Service Technician
  • MOT Technician
  • Tyre Fitter/Technician
  • Vehicle Breakdown Engineer


Your choices may include:

  • Agricultural Engineering MEng
  • Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons)