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Light Vehicle Maintenance IMI Level 2 at Swale Sixth Form

Course description

Summary of skills students gain by studying this subject

This course is suitable for students wanting to develop some of the key skills and understanding in motor vehicle systems.  Throughout the course learners will develop the basic skills needed to apply for an automotive apprenticeship or similar engineering pathway.  The course comprises of three core and six specialist units, covering knowledge, understanding and skills required to work in the sector.  The qualification has a flexible design to provide progression opportunities into a technician role within industry or on to further education. 

Course content

Potential Topics that will be studied

Course units include:

  • Health and Safety
  • Removing and refitting components
  • Removing and replacing engine components
  • Carrying out full service.


Entry requirements

Entry Requirements

Students need to have achieved 5 GCSE grades 9 - 2 including English and mathematics.  

If you wish to take this course it is recommended that learners have completed a Design technology style course at level 1 or level 2.  




The course is assessed through the completion of theory work packs and set practical tasks.  At the end of each unit knowledge is assessed.  Practical skills are also assessed as each practical unit nears completion.

Future opportunities

This course is designed to develop your skills and knowledge, enabling you to work in the motor industry.  It could lead to a trade specific qualification.  The course also enables you to develop your interpersonal skills within a team environment. 

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 30 October 2018
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