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Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles IMI Diploma Level 2 at Waltham Forest College

Course description

The field of engineering offers a range of career opportunities. Students are able to choose one of three engineering disciplines; mechanical, electrical or automotive. Learners benefit from industry standard, state-of-the-art computerised equipment. Our qualified staff provide professional training in the latest automotive and motorcycle technologies, particularly in electronics.

To prepare for a career in the engineering industry, you will benefit from the excellent facilities and continuous support which will help you to progress to higher level courses and professional qualifications, or take up employment in related industries.

This course is for people who wish to improve their practical skills and knowledge of motor vehicle repair and servicing or looking for a change in career.

Course content

Electrical auxiliary systems
Removing and replacing chassis units and components
Engines, lubricants and cooling

Entry requirements

Level 1 Motor Vehicle Diploma
4 GCSEs at Grade D or above including English and Maths
Interview and assessment


Practical tests
Written assessment
Online tests

Future opportunities

Progression to a Level 3 Motor Vehicle Diploma, an Advanced Apprenticeship or employment.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 25 July 2017
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      Trains run to Blackhorse Road station from Gospel Oak and Ba

      rking (a bus can then be taken to Priestley Way).


      The Victoria Line stops at Blackhorse Road station, which is approximately a 5 minutes walk to Priestley Way. Alternatively, you can get a bus.


      Buses 230 and 123 stop at Blackhorse Road station, take the 158 bus from Blackhorse Road station and get off at Priestley Way.