Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair IMI Level 2 Diploma

Level 1 Diploma
Course Location


Trafford College


Stretford Campus

Course Overview

Once you have gained an understanding of the basics at Level 1, you will further develop your skills by concentrating on fault finding and maintenance. By using various tests and by measuring equipment, you will expand your knowledge of:
Chassis systems
Vehicle electrics
Transmission systems

You will also look at roles available within the motor industry.

Further Details


College 16-18

Course Start Date


Course Duration

Full-Time - 1 Year


Motor Vehicle

Your will need 4 GCSEs at grade 3 or above including maths and English

The Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Principles – Level 2 has been designed to build upon skills and knowledge you have developed on the Level 1 course. The course will give you a comprehensive grounding in theoretical and practical aspects of motor vehicle repair.

Areas of study include:

Health & safety
Foundation skills
Vehicle construction and routine maintenance
Tyres and brakes
Suspension systems
Steering systems
Cooling systems
Engine construction and operation
SI and CI fuel systems
Transmission systems
Electrical and electronic systems

Upon successful completion of the qualification you can progress to Level 3 Diploma in Motor Vehicle or Level 2 Apprenticeship (subject to meeting the entry criteria and requirements related to the apprenticeship course).

The programme is based on continual practical assessment along with completion of a portfolio of evidence. Each unit also inludes a written assessment and a multiple-choice online examination.

This further education course is free for all 16-18 year olds who are resident in the UK and the European Economic Area for the last 3 years. (You must be under 19 on 31st August in the calendar year that you start your course).

19+ learners – please contact the Customer Services Team on 0161 886 7070 for course and fee information.

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