The Level 2 Automotive course is a 1 year full time course which comprises of a Level 2 Subsidiary Diploma in Automotive Maintenance and Repair.

The course is dedicated to giving the learner the ability to carry out maintenance and repair on the main Vehicle components and systems.

This course is designed to enable the student to be able to remove and refit components and have a good understanding of the vehicle systems and how they work. 

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

This course will get your ready to apply for a Level 2 apprenticeship with the opportunity to progress onto the Level 3 advanced apprenticeship.

What jobs can I get? 

This course will get your ready to apply for a Level 2 apprenticeship with the oppertunity to progress onto the Level 3 advanced apprenticeship.

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

You will require a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grades A*-D including English and maths grades 9-3 (formerly A*-D) and science for some programmes. Alternatively successful completion of a relevant Level 1 qualification and have achieved a Level 1 Functional Skill in English and maths.

What about work experience? 

Work experience placment are to be found by the learner, the College can assist you to find this.

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
TDN2FC005H 07/09/2021 TBC TBC TBC

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Course content

Course Content 

L2 IMI subsidiary Diploma in Automotive Maintenance and Repair has a minimum credit value of 46 and includes the following elements:

G0102S - Skills in Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive Environment (7 Credits)
G0102K - Knowledge of Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive Environment (3 Credits)
G4S - Skills in Materials, Fabrication, Tools and Measuring Devices used in the Automotive Environment (7 Credits)
G4K - Knowledge of Materials, Fabrication, Tools and Measuring Devices used in the Automotive Environment (4 Credits)
LV01S - Skills in Routine Light Vehicle Maintenance (2 Credits)
LV01K - Knowledge of Routine Light Vehicle Maintenance (3 Credits)
LV02S - Skills in Removing and Replacing Light Vehicle Engine Units and Components (5 Credits)
LV02.1K - Knowledge of Light Vehicle Engine Mechanical, Lubrication and Cooling System Units and Components (3 Credits)
LV02.2K - Knowledge of Light Vehicle Fuel, Ignition, Air and Exhaust System Units and Components
(3 Credits)
LV03S - Skills in Removing and Replacing Light Vehicle Electrical Units and Components (5 Credits)
LV03K - Knowledge of Removing and Replacing Light Vehicle Electrical Units and Components            (6 Credits)
LV04S - Skills in Removing and Replacing Light Vehicle Chassis Units and Components (5 Credits)
LV04K - Knowledge of Removing and Replacing Light Vehicle Chassis Units and Components
(6 Credits)

These unit comprise of both theory and practical elements and the course has a 50/50 split of workshop and theory lessons. Each unit has a multiple choice online exam aswell as a written assignment to show your knoledge and practical assignments to display your skills. Your evidence will be completed on an online portfolio enabiling you to complete your assignments from any computer with internet accsess.

More info

Start Day/Time 

Hours of attendance and start date will be confirmed at interview or enrolment.

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

Level 2 Intermediate

Awarding Body 

IMI

Curriculum Area 

Engineering and Construction - Motor Vehicle, Marine, Composites

More about the course 

You will need to supply workshop overalls and safety boots

All other equipment will be provided

There is a £100 materials fee to be paid at enrolment.

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

Level 2 Intermediate

Awarding Body 

IMI