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Mechanics Level 2 (Agricultural) at Craven College

Course description

Develop your skills and knowledge in the servicing and repair of vehicles using our fleet of tractors and agricultural machinery with this Level 2 Diploma based at our Auction Mart Campus, Skipton.

This course will introduce you to Agricultural Engineering and enable you to develop skills and knowledge required to repair and maintain a wide range of land-based machines such as tractors, farm and grounds maintenance machinery. You will be taught by industry specialists with a wealth of experience in Construction Plant and Agricultural Machinery in the College’s well-equipped workshops supplemented by external visits and work experience.

Course content

  • 4X4
  • Engines
  • Farm machinery
  • Hydraulics
  • Maintenance & repair of land-based machinery
  • Operation of land-based machinery
  • Steering suspension & brakes
  • Tractors
  • Transmission
  • Welding & fabrication
  • Wheels & tyres

Entry requirements

Mechanics Level 1/ 4 GCSEs 9-3 (A*-D) or previous experience including English & maths GCSEs 9-2 (A*-E)


Practical and written assessments

Financial information

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Future opportunities


Your choices may include:

  • Mechanics Level 3 (Agricultural)
  • Land-based Service Engineering Apprenticeship
  • Motor Vehicle Service & Maintenance Engineering Apprenticeship


Your choices may include:

  • Heavy Goods Vehicle & PSV Engineer
  • Light/Heavy Vehicle/Motorcycle Service Technician
  • MOT Technician
  • Tyre Fitter/Technician
  • Vehicle Breakdown Engineer

Further information

At Craven College we want you to be successful both during your time here at College and anything you decide to do after College.

The support services within College exist to help support you to get the most out of your course:Craven College Support

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 29 August 2018
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