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Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Level 2 Diploma at Heart of Worcestershire College

Course description

Do you enjoy working on a wide variety of motor vehicles? Have you recently completed your Level 1 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance? Maybe you have prior experience in the industry and are looking for a qualification? Whether you have experience in light vehicle repair or simply love cars, our Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair, Level 2, offers the essential skills you need to take your training to the next level. 

Our course balances theory with some great hands-on experience. By working on real vehicles in our workshop, you will build your knowledge of key vehicle systems and begin to develop simple diagnosis and maintenance skills. You will learn how to remove and repair engines, electrical auxiliary units, vehicle chassis units and a range of other components. You will also gain a working knowledge of health and safety procedures, and develop important communication and functional skills that will help you when ordering systems, job sheets and technical resources.

Entry requirements

You will have a Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair, Level 1, with GCSE grades A-E in a range of subjects. Alternatively, you will have built up prior experience of the industry and a working knowledge of automotive theory. You will need to be able to commit to the course. You will learn something new every day, so good attendance is a must.


Over the year, you will complete up to eighteen practical activities in our workshop and these will be marked by your tutor. You will also complete written and online tests to show that you understand the theory behind the course.

Future opportunities

Your Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair, Level 2 qualifies you to work as a Service Technician. If you want to take your skills to the next level, you may want to consider studying the Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair, Level 3, which will enable you to work as a Diagnostic Technician. There are many career paths to choose from in the automotive industry. You could work in a dealership, maintain classic cars or even start up your own business.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Heart of Worcestershire College directly.

Last updated date: 29 September 2016

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