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Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Principles Level 2 Diploma at West Herts College

Course description

The motor vehicle industry needs professionals in a wide variety occupations from garage and shop floor positions to technical development. It’s also a sector in constant need of bright young people committed to building their careers around cars.

On this course you’ll be taught through a mix of theory and practice, with continual assessment culminating in an IMI examination at the end of the year.

Course content

You’ll be practising your skills on a variety of cars to develop an in depth knowledge of motor vehicle systems, repair, construction, and associated skills. Our motor vehicle engineering workshops are well resourced and kitted out with industry-standard equipment including high-spec computerised diagnostic tools.

Qualified staff have a wealth of trade and industrial knowledge which they’re keen to pass on. To ensure you are prepared for the future – whether that’s employment or further study – you’ll also complete GAP work experience and develop your English and maths.

Entry requirements

Successful completion of Level 1 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance, plus a range of relevant assessments at interview.

Future opportunities

Study for two years on day release from an employer to complete the NVQ Level 2/3 in Vehicle Mechanical and Electronic Systems. With continued study you could be looking at a career across a range of specialisms: vehicle servicing, repair and renovation, brakes and exhaust fitting, breakdown services, MOT testing, servicing management.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact West Herts College directly.

Last updated date: 05 May 2016
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    • Our Kings Langley campus offers the very best facilities for training in electrical installation, motor vehicle engineering and plumbing with modern, well-equipped workshops so you keep fully up-to-date with the ever-changing world of electrical technology.

      Our team of dedicated and experienced lecturers are qualified in the trade, providing quality training that ensures all bright sparks leave us well connected for their future career.