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Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Extended Level 2 at South Essex College

Course description

To prepare for a career in vehicle maintenance and repair.

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Course content

• Reducing health and safety risks
• Electrical systems and electronics
• Removing or replacing engine units, auxiliary electrical units, chassis units and transmissions
• Mathematics, Science and IT for vehicle engineering

Entry requirements

  • GCSE grade D or above in Maths and Science and grade E or above in English OR City and Guilds Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 1 Certificate (or equivalent)
  • applicants must show a keen interest in and commitment to studying on a motor vehicle programme at an individual interview and provide a satisfactory report from school
  • applicants will also need to attend a Taste of the Action day during June/July and complete an Initial Assessment in Maths and English; which will be undertaken during the Taste of Action day


Through a range of assessment techniques which may include coursework and examinations.

Financial information

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

Future opportunities

After successful completion of the course you can progress to any IMI Level 3 Vehicle Maintenance and Repair programme at the College or if you gain employment you can start an Apprenticeship.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South Essex College directly.

Last updated date: 12 February 2016
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    • Set in spacious and tranquil grounds just outside of Basildon town centre, our Basildon Campus specialises in realistic work environments for a range of vocational courses such as childcare, hairdressing, beauty therapy, motor vehicle engineering, health and social care, public services and sport.