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Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles (QCF) Level 2 Diploma at College of North West London (FE)

Course description

This car mechanics course is suitable for you if you are already working in the industry or are looking to gain employment in it. It is a practical course that will help you to develop the technical skills needed to work on cars, light vehicles, lorries, heavy vehicles or buses. To enter straight in at Level 2 previous experience or qualifications will be needed.

Course content

You will learn about routine maintenance, fault diagnosis, component replacement and repair, engine and related components, steering and suspension and braking systems in our fully equipped workshops. You will cover 12 QCF units with a credit value of 78.

Entry requirements

You will need English and Maths skills at Level 1. If you do not have evidence of your English and Maths levels you will be given an online English and Maths assessment after you submit your application. You may also be asked to complete a piece of free writing or a vocational assessment. If you meet the entry requirements you will then be offered an interview with a tutor to discuss the course.


You will be assessed using a wide range of practical tests, written theory assignments and online multiple choice tests.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact College of North West London (FE) directly.

Last updated date: 04 March 2016
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