Level 2


Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Principles


One Year – Full time

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Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade 9-3 including Science, English and Maths, or a full Level 1 Motor Vehicle qualification or equivalent experience and knowledge.


Following this course, you will be prepared for a career in the motor vehicle industry.

The course covers a range of skills and knowledge including:

■ Maintaining positive working relationships
■ Routine vehicle maintenance
■ Removing and replacing:
i. Engine units and components
ii. Auxiliary electrical units and components
iii. Chassis units and components
■ Pre and post-work vehicle inspections

You will be encouraged to find a work placement for a minimum of five days to gain garage experience.

Next Steps

On completion of the Level 2 course, you will be interviewed and assessed for suitability to progress to Level 3. You could also continue studying on an Apprenticeship scheme, or go straight in to employment as a mechanic in a garage or auto repair workshop, in agricultural machinery repair/maintenance, the Armed Forces (transport) or a roadside recovery office.

For further assistance or speak to an adviser please call 01329 815 200