Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Diploma Level 2 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This course is for learners who have completed the Level 1 Diploma, Pre-apprenticeship programme or equivalent, or have experience of the motor trade. Topics covered will include:

· Advanced health and safety

· Light vehicle

· Operating principles of petrol and diesel engines

· Chassis systems

· Transmission systems

· Steering and suspension

· Vehicle electrical and electronic systems

· Simple fault diagnosis

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 Colleges 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. 

Progression Options

Progression Opportunities

You may progress onto an Apprenticeship programme (subject to initial assessment and suitable employment in a garage), or complete the Level 3 Diploma Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair or Level 3 Extended Diploma in Motorsport.

Course Summary

Course Title Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Diploma Level 2
Entry Requirements

You need five GCSEs in the A* to E or 9 to 2 range including
English and Maths, or the Pre-apprenticeship Programme in Light Vehicle, with
Merit grade. Entry will also be subject to a successful interview. You also need
safety boots and overalls for all workshop activities (payable via the College

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The depth of the theory work and high level of practical equipment makes the College stand out from others, and adds a huge amount to your studies.

Ryan Chamberlain

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