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Vehicle Fitting Principles Level 2 Certificate at Basingstoke College of Technology

Course description

You will receive instruction, guidance and encouragement to practise and develop the skills necessary to achieve this industry-recognised qualification.

Course content

The course covers a wide range of subjects including:

  • Build practical skills and broaden your understanding of general motor vehicle systems with a focus on tyres, exhausts, brakes and batteries
  • Develop a strong understanding of health and safety and build good interpersonal skills
  • Learn about materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices used in the industry


Attendance of 100% is necessary in order to complete the course.

You may also choose to study for a GCSE to increase the number of your qualifications, or to resit a previous GCSE subject to improve a grade. To enhance employment opportunities the course may also have additional qualifications built into the programme.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grade D or above, including English and Maths or City and Guilds Level 1 Diploma in Vehicle Systems plus Functional Skills at Level 1.


The course is continuously assessed through written and practical assignments and tests.

Financial information

If you are aged 16-18, tuition and registration fees are free. 
If you are aged 19 or over, tuition and registration fees are payable at the start of each year of study; please ask for details.
If you are aged 24 or over, you may be eligible for a Student Loan to assist with your fees; please ask for details.

Future opportunities

This course is a recognised route into a Level 3 course, employment or an apprenticeship.

Further information

Each course offers appropriate work experience to complement the knowledge and skills you will learn at College.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Basingstoke College of Technology directly.

Last updated date: 27 January 2016

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