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Motor Vehicle - Auto Electrical Specialist Level 2 Diploma at Blackburn College

Course description

This Level 2 in Auto Electrical qualification covers the technical needs for todays motor vehicle repair industry. It provides essential knowledge for auto-electricians working on vehicles in the workshop.

You will study in our brand new £5.5 million Regional Automotive Technology Hub. The workshops incorporate a real life garage environment and MOT station where you will work with up-to-date professional equipment on a range of modern vehicles. We have strong links with North West dealerships, including Nissan, Skoda, VW Audi and BMW.

Course content

You will study both the theory and practical aspects of the following:-

  • Repairing electrical units
  • Locating & correcting simple electrical faults
  • Enhancing vehicle electrical system features
  • Conducting pre & post work inspections
  • Removing & fitting basic mechanical, electrical and trim (met) components

Entry requirements

A relevant Level 1 qualification or 3 GCSEs at Grade D or above, including Maths and English at grade C.


You will be assessed by the IMI set practical assessments in the workshop, IMI set on-line multiple choice testing and assessments set by us.

Future opportunities

After completing the Level 2 Auto Electrical course, many students go on to study the level 3 course. Other students progress into employment or onto an apprenticeship, subject to relevant employment.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 12 February 2016
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