IMI Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Inspection VRQ | Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This course is for learners who have completed the Level 1 Diploma in Automotive Maintenance or equivalent and looking to progress onto a T Level but do not currently have the entry grades required. Math and English curriculum will be delivered alongside the level 2 diploma in Light Vehicle inspection qualification with the intent to progress onto a T Level or Apprenitceship.

Topics covered include:

  • Health and safety in an Automotive environment
  • Fabrication, Materials and Tools in an Automotive Environment
  • Spark Igntion and Compresison Ignition Engine Technology
  • Removal and repair of Chassis Systems that include: Wheels, Tyres, Brakes, Steering, Suspension
  • Exhaust systems
  • Automotive auxillary/Battery systems and routine maintenance.

Additional costs:

Course Personal protective equipment will need to be purchased on enrolment.

Assessment Methods

The qualification is achieved by demonstrating that you are both practically and theoretically competent. This ensures a good all-round ability. Your practical evidence will be developed in the College’s fantastic workshops throughout the year and by working in a garage whilst on work experience. You will also be assessed via online exams throughout the year which all count towards your final qualification. You will also be expected to complete work experience in a relevant placement.

Course Summary

Course Title IMI Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Inspection VRQ
Entry Requirements

You need five GCSEs in the 9 to 3 range including English and maths or an
appropriate Level 1 qualification, and a keen interest in the subject of
Automotive. Entry is also subject to a successful interview.

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I’ve really enjoyed learning all about the internals of cars and what a car relies on to run smoothly. This benefits me in the workplace because I know how parts work when I come to repair or replace them. So far my greatest achievement has been passing the first year.

Corey Perry-Jones

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