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Mechanics Level 2 (Automotive) at Craven College

Course description

Develop your skills and knowledge with the servicing and repair of vehicles with the use of our fleet of cars and tractors based at our Auction Mart Campus, Skipton.

Servicing and repairing our own fleet of cars and tractors in our well-equipped industry standard workshops and investigation areas based at the Auction Mart Campus in Skipton will give you the practical and theoretical knowledge you need for a career in the world of vehicle mechanics.
You will be taught by vehicle mechanics industry specialists with a wealth of experience and skills in areas such a construction plant repair, motor sports, vehicle repair and AA patrol. You will develop your skills and ability to identify the source of mechanical and technical problems and how to fix them as well as servicing, maintaining vehicles, welding and pricing jobs.
Visits to manufacturers eg Sumo. E. Yorkshire, dealers, suctions and trade shows will keep you up to date with the latest developments in the industry.

Course content

  • Engines
  • Maintenance & repair of cars & light vehicles
  • Steering, suspension & brakes
  • Transmission & auto transmission
  • Electrical
  • Wheels & tyres
  • Welding & fabrication

Entry requirements

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


Written and practical assessment

Financial information

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Future opportunities


  • Mechanics Level 3 (Automotive)
  • Land-based Service Engineering Apprenticeship
  • Motor Vehicle Service & Mechanic Engineering Apprenticeship


  • Light/Heavy Vehicle/Motorcycle Service Technician 
  • MOT Technician 
  • Service 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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