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Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Level 2 at Preston's College

Course description

This course is an ideal introduction to maintaining and repairing motorcycles. You will study both theory and practical aspects covering a broad range of motorcycle systems relating specifically to service and repair. You will learn how these different systems work and operate together to ensure the highest performance from the bikes. Through a range of projects you will develop the skills required to work in the industry. Plus, to make sure you are employable after your course you are given the time to complete 36 hours of work experience so you can apply what you learn into a real work environment.

Course content

Units of Study:
– Engine Mechanical Systems including lubrication and cooling systems, fuel, exhaust and ignition systems.
– Electrical Systems including lighting and ancillary systems.
– Chassis Systems including braking systems, steering and suspension systems, wheels and tyres.
– Transmission Systems including clutch and final drive

Entry requirements

A relevant Level 1 qualification, such as Level 1 Motorcycle Maintenance and a successful interview.


You will complete projects to show your skills and this will be part of your assessment. You will also complete practical tasks in the workshop, written assignments, exams and a portfolio of evidence in our bespoke motorcycle workshop.

Future opportunities

You can progress to a relevant Level 3 course or you may seek employment in the industry as an Apprentice.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Preston's College directly.

Last updated date: 25 May 2016
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