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Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles Diploma Level 2 at New College Stamford

Course description

This course is designed to provide you with the theoretical and practical skills you need to progress into employment in the Automotive industry. You will cover many aspects of light vehicle repair including removing and replacing engine, electrical and chassis units and develop a solid understanding of light vehicle system units and components.You will have the opportunity to meet a variety of guest speakers to develop your knowledge of different career opportunities in the Automotive industry. You can also take part in regional and national competitions such as World Skills Build which has seen the very best in Construction compete for over 45 years.This course is approximately 50% theory and 50% practical.

Course content

You will learn both in the classroom, with theory based discussions, multimedia presentations and worksheets as well as gaining hands on practical experience in our brand new Automotive Skills Centre. You will be expected to undertake independent learning through research tasks with the opportunity to undertake your own project vehicle builds.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grades Dor above, including English and maths at grades D/3 or above, or a Light Vehicle or Motorcycle Maintenance Diploma Level 1.


You will be assessed through a combination of online phase tests, online theory exams and practical assessements. You will receive ongoing feedback to help you develop your skills and prepare for future assesments.

Future opportunities

Onsuccessful completion of this course you could advance your skills or prepare for a supervisory role with the Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair at New College Stamford. You could also progress to an Apprenticeship in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair or enter employment.

Further information

You will require a uniform consisting of steel toe capped boots and overalls which can be purchased directly from our website. During your interview you will also sit an online suitability assessment. The result of this, plus your previous academic achievements and maturty will determine the level of course you are offered.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact New College Stamford directly.

Last updated date: 03 November 2016
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