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Motor vehicle - Apprenticeship in Motor Vehicle (Light and Heavy Vehicles) level 2 at Kirklees College, Huddersfield Centre

Course description

You will

• Maintain and repair cars, vans, lorries and other vehicles

• Diagnose problems, advise the owner about options and carry out required repairs

• Work on vehicle mechanical and electrical systems using a variety of tools and diagnostic equipment.

Course content

You will study:

• Health, safety and good housekeeping

• Support for automotive job roles

• Materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices

• Routine light vehicle maintenance

• Remove and replace engine units/ components

• Remove and replace electrical units/ components

• Remove and replace chassis units/ components

• Inspect vehicles using prescribed methods

• Knowledge of transmission and driveline units/components

You’ll need to study maths, English and ICT unless you already have GCSE grade 4 or above.

Entry requirements

A minimum of 4 GCSEs with the following grades: English and maths at 4 or above and 2 other GCSEs at grade 3 or above including science or technology 


• Continuous assessment in work and at college

• Demonstration of skills and competence in practical tasks

• Online exams for set units

• Portfolio of evidence

Future opportunities

Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship.

Further information

Contact the college, tel: 01484 437070 or email:

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 20 November 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years