Level 2

Institute of the Motor Industry Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair

Duration

1 year

Location

Rush Green

Starting

Sep 2021

Audience

16-18
Adult 19+

Careers

Motor vehicle

The Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair is designed for students who are interested in developing their experience in order to work in the motor vehicle service and repair sector.

Students will study the following units:

Mandatory

  • Skills in Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive Environment
  • Knowledge of Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive Environment
  • Skills in Supporting Job Roles in the Automotive Environment
  • Knowledge of Supporting Job Roles in the Automotive Environment
  • Skills in Materials, Fabrication Tools and Measuring Devices used in the Automotive Environment
  • Knowledge of Materials, Fabrication Tools and Measuring Devices used in the Automotive Environment

Optional

  • Skills in Removing and Replacing Light Vehicle Engine Units and Components
  • Knowledge of Light Vehicle Engine Mechanical, Lubrication and Cooling System Units & Components
  • Knowledge of Light Vehicle Fuel, Ignition, Air and Exhaust Systems Units and Components.
  • Skills in Removing and Replacing Light Vehicle Electrical Units and Components
  • Knowledge of Removing and Replacing Light Vehicle Electrical Units and Components
  • Skills in Routine Light Vehicle Maintenance
  • Knowledge of Routine Light Vehicle Maintenance
  • Skills in Removing and Replacing Light Vehicle Chassis Units and Components
  • Knowledge of Removing and Replacing Light Vehicle Chassis Units and Components
  • Knowledge of Removing and Replacing Light Vehicle Transmission and Driveline
  • Skills in Inspecting Light Vehicles, Using Prescribed Methods
  • Knowledge of Inspecting Light Vehicles, Using Prescribed Methods

Each Unit is assessed through practical-based observed tasks, written assessments and online exams

For direct entry on to the Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair, a minimum of 3 GCSE’s Grade 4 and above in English, Maths and one other, or successful completion of C & G Level 1 Certificate/Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance or Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Inspection

Completion of the course can lead to the IMI Level 3 Diploma in Maintenance & Repair, with suitable GCSE Grades and interview, alternatively employment in the automotive industry and follow a Motor Vehicle Apprenticeship.

Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.