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Light Vehicle Maintenance Level 2 Apprenticeship at Northumberland College

Course description

This course is for those interested in vehicle maintenance and Apprenticeships.

Course content

This course is offered in both light vehicle and HGV. You will learn routine maintenance and basic repairs, as well as identifying and reporting faults. Ideal if you are employed in the motor industry and want to achieve a recognised qualification.

Entry requirements

You should have four GCSEs at Grade D or above including English, Maths and Science or a relevant Level 1 qualification and be employed in the industry.


Your progress will be continually assessed throughout your training. Progress will be assessed via a number of observed practical tasks in the student workplace, college workshop, witness testimony and verbal questioning of essential knowledge.

Future opportunities

After completing the course you will be able to progress to a range of further education and professional body awards.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 16 May 2016

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    • You will benefit from excellent facilities that are of industry standard so you'll be prepared for your future career.

      We have recently invested £6.5 million at the campus and our excellent training facilities include:

      • Dedicated studio space for art, design, fashion, textiles and photography
      • Replica aircraft for cabin crew training
      • Luxurious hair and beauty salon with nail bar and individual treatment rooms
      • Engineering and advanced manufacturing workshops equipped with the latest technologies
      • Spacious motor vehicle workshop with five vehicle bays and diagnostic equipment
      • Large construction workshops dedicated to carpentry and joinery, highways, brickwork, tiling and painting and decorating
      • Electrical installation workshops
      • The Gallery restaurant, modern 40 seat commercially run modern restaurant
      • Fully equipped industry standard commercial kitchens
      • Health skills room
      • A choice of places to eat and catch up with friends
      • Learning Resource Centre with a range of learning material resources, an IT suite and quiet study areas.