Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

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Course Specifics

Automotive Mechanics
Level 2
16-18 School Leavers
35 weeks
Interview Required:
Age 16-18 Cost:
No cost
Age 19 or Over:
Funding Assisted:
First Full Level 2 for 19-23 otherwise dependant on learners circumstances

Course overview

Key modules on this course include:

  • Motor Vehicle Maintenance Techniques
  • Electrical and Electronic Systems Operation
  • Exhaust Fitting Techniques
  • Engine and Transmission Service and Maintenance
  • Functional Skills (English, Maths and ICT)

Who is this course for?

This course is perfect for you if you have achieved a Level 1 Diploma in Motor Vehicle Maintenance or mostly Ds and Es at GCSE and want to progress your skills for a career in the industry. It's also suitable for you if you have prior knowledge and experience of working in the Motor Vehicle Repair and Maintenance industry, your qualifications are no longer valid or you don't have relative qualifications. The course is both practical and theory based and is held at our Lockoford Lane campus which has purpose built garages in which to gain hands on experience. You will need a pair of overalls and safety shoes (steel toe cap).

Entry qualifications

If you're not progressing from Level 1 you'll need an assessment to identify what level of study you are currently working at for English and Maths as well as recognising simple engineering applications and principles.

What other experience will I gain?

All of the tutors have years of industry experience behind them and as such can teach you exactly what is required to succeed in the industry. As such, they have close links to big names in the local, regional and national Vehicle Technology industry so can advise you as to what opportunities are currently out there in the world of work. Guest speakers from across the industry will give you a broader understanding of the marketplace too.

Where will this lead?

Upon successfully completing this course you can progress on to studying at Level 3 to take your skills to a more advanced level. Alternatively you could seek employment in the industry or apply for an Apprenticeship.

What are my career options?
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