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Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technology Subsidiary Diploma - Level 2 at Crawley College

Course description

You’ll continue to build your skills through in-depth theory and practical assignments, becoming increasingly confident in your abilities. You’ll learn how the individual components of cars work together, from fuel, air and exhaust systems to transmission and driveline units. You’ll also cover inspection and servicing, further essential abilities to boost your employability.

Every learner at Central Sussex College who is under 19 will undertake a personal Study Programme designed to develop them academically, practically and personally. Study Programmes contain 3 essential elements:


  • Subject Course – Vocational or chosen Academic subject, usually studied for 12 – 16 hours a week.
  • English and Maths – Every learner will work towards Level 2 English and Maths (C grade equivalent). Learners who have achieved a Grade C will extend their English and Maths.
  • 3E – Our own brand of specific entrepreneurship, enterprise and employability training.


You will have specific time in your timetable for each of the three elements above and you will be expected to attend all elements throughout the year.  Study programmes are designed to help you meet your maximum potential and progress to the next level of study of into work. 

Entry requirements

You will need a Level 1 IMI Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance.


Assessment of practical ability is carried out in the college workshops during the course. Assessment of technical knowledge is carried out via on-line examination. Candidates must pass nine on-line multiple choice exams to achieve this award.

Future opportunities

Successful candidates will receive the IMIAL Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles.

Candidates who achieve this award can progress to the full time Level 3 Diploma, or into an Advanced Apprenticeship (dependent upon full time employment within the light vehicle service and repair industry).

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: 09 March 2016