Level 2 Certificate 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:
Yes dependant on your 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 for learners who have achieved a Level 1 Diploma in Motor vehicle maintenance or who have achieved mostly Ds and Es at GCSE. Also, anyone who has prior knowledge and experience of working in the Motor vehicle repair and maintenance industry whose qualification are no longer valid or have no relative qualifications. This course is ideal for progressing Level 1 learners, those that are long term unemployed and returning to education and who have relevant industrial experience. For the course you will need a pair of overalls and safety shoes (steel toe cap).

Entry qualifications

You will need to have an initial assessment and diagnostic assessments to identify what level of study you are currently working at for English and Maths as well as a mechanical reasoning assessment to identify your ability to think in a structured and methodical way to be able to recognise 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 broder understanding of the marketplace too. In addition to the Automotive content of this programme part of the course will include functional skills or GCSE in the following subjects, English, Maths. It is essential that the learner works towards success of functional skills as this is an element of a national apprenticeship framework and therefore prepares the learner for employment opportunities in all vocational disciplines.

Where will this lead?

Upon successfully completing this course you can progress on to studying on the Level 2 Diploma 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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