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Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 2 at Sandwell College

Course description

This one-year Level 2 course is ideal for school leavers who have good grades and some previous mechanical experience, or who wish to gain further practical experience in a wide variety of automotive trades. It is also suitable for learners progressing from a Maintenance and Repair Foundation Level 1 programme.

Course content

The programme is approximately 35% practical and 65% theory. Students are always encouraged to gain subject-related work experience.

Entry requirements

You will preferably have a mechanical qualification at Level 1, or sufficient practical experience. GCSE grades A-C are desirable in Maths, English, Science and ICT but are not essential. Candidates will attend a formal interview, followed by a college devised test. Commitment and enthusiasm for the automotive industry are essential.


The course is primarily assessed through online examinations, spread over the course of the year. Practical assessments will also form an important part of the qualification.

Future opportunities

On completion of this course successful learners may choose to progress to Level 3 or consider a career as an apprentice in Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 01 June 2016

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