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Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles Level 2 Certificate at Northumberland College

Course description

You will study health, safety and good housekeeping in the automotive environment, supporting job roles in the automotive work environment, materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices, identifying and agreeing motor vehicle customer service needs, routine light vehicle maintenance, removing and replacing engine units and components, removing and replacing electrical units and components, removing and replacing chassis units and components, inspecting vehicles using prescribed methods, driveline units and components, transmission units, steering and suspension units and fuel, ignition, air and exhaust system units and components.


Your progress will be assessed by a combination of assessments, exams and online tests

Future opportunities

You might like to consider a Level 3 Diploma Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair, or one of our many apprenticeship schemes.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 16 May 2016

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    • You will benefit from excellent facilities that are of industry standard so you'll be prepared for your future career.

      We have recently invested £6.5 million at the campus and our excellent training facilities include:

      • Dedicated studio space for art, design, fashion, textiles and photography
      • Replica aircraft for cabin crew training
      • Luxurious hair and beauty salon with nail bar and individual treatment rooms
      • Engineering and advanced manufacturing workshops equipped with the latest technologies
      • Spacious motor vehicle workshop with five vehicle bays and diagnostic equipment
      • Large construction workshops dedicated to carpentry and joinery, highways, brickwork, tiling and painting and decorating
      • Electrical installation workshops
      • The Gallery restaurant, modern 40 seat commercially run modern restaurant
      • Fully equipped industry standard commercial kitchens
      • Health skills room
      • A choice of places to eat and catch up with friends
      • Learning Resource Centre with a range of learning material resources, an IT suite and quiet study areas.