Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Technology Subsidiary Diploma Level 2 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

During this exciting course you will study both the theory and practical aspects of the essential knowledge and skills required by today’s motorcycle repair industry. You will also gain a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace and other skills associated with working in a motorcycle garage.

Topics include:

· Health and safety practices

· Tools, equipment and materials

· Motorcycle maintenance

· Internal engine systems

· Fuel, ignition, air and exhaust system

· Motorcycle preparation and inspection

· Wheels, tyres, steering, suspension, braking, transmission

· Electrical and electronic systems

Assessment Methods

Functional Skills are a compulsory part of the course. Students set targets to improve their skills and gain qualifications in English and Maths. The level of Functional Skills you take is based on initial assessment and previous GCSE results.


Assessment is through a combination of methods including practical skills in a motorcycle workshop environment, written knowledge assessments, assignments, coursework and online multiple-choice tests. You will also be expected to complete work experience in a relevant placement. 

Progression Options

This qualification could prepare you for progression to further learning and training. Alternatively, it could provide useful recognition of your practical skills and knowledge to help you find employment as a Motorcycle Mechanic or Technician.

Course Summary

Course Title Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Technology Subsidiary Diploma Level 2
Entry Requirements

You need five GCSEs in the A* to C or 9 to 4 range including
English and Maths, or a Level 1 qualification or equivalent. Entry will also be
subject to a successful interview. You also need safety boots and overalls for
all workshop activities (included within your enrolment

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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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