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Automotive Studies Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles Level 2 at Lowestoft College

Course description

This Level 2 qualification covers the technical needs for today’s motor vehicle repair industry, including the diagnosis of non-complex systems faults. It provides essential knowledge for service technicians working on light vehicles (cars and vans) in all types of garages, dealerships and maintenance depots.

Course content

Some of the areas covered are:

  • Engine technology
  • Cooling systems
  • Ignition systems
  • Fuel systems
  • Electrical systems
  • Servicing technology
  • Materials and fabrication
  • Knowledge of automotive industry

Entry requirements

The entry requirements for Level 2 are three GCSEs at grade C or above (to include maths and English), or the Level 1 Motor Vehicle Diploma.


There will be a variety of assessments throughout the course - the majority of these will be practical and there will be online assignments and online exams. All IMI work will be completed on the IMI online ePortfolio system.

Future opportunities

The normal progression from Level 2 is to go on to the Level 3 full-time or Level 3 Apprenticeship.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 06 April 2016
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