Course overviewLight Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles Level 2 Certificate City of Bristol College
This full-time, one-year course will teach you about the motor industry.
You will learn a wide range of relevant practical skills in our fully equipped modern workshops and also includes mechanical theory and related subjects. You can study this course at our Motor Vehicle Technology Centre at Parkway or South Bristol Skills Academy (SBSA).
You can progress to the Light Vehicle Level 2 Diploma course.
Dates and applications
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|Course Code||Dates||Duration||Days||Hours per week||Start Time||Location||Fee|
|LMF1919B01-1||05/09/2022 - 27/06/2023||1 years||Groups (mixed days)||9.65||09:15||SBSA and Construction Centre||Apply|
|LPF1919B01-1||06/09/2022 - 27/06/2023||1 years||Groups (mixed days)||9.75||09:15||Parkway Centre / AEC||Apply|
Who is this course for?
This course is for young people aged 16-18 and adults aged 19 and over who have some experience working with light vehicles, or for someone who has already completed a Level 1 Maintenance and Repair Qualification.
You should have the desire to learn and develop the skills necessary to maintain and repair motor cars.
You will need to be a committed and determined person who wants to succeed and has the ability to work as part of a team.
What you'll learn
You will study work skills and GCSEs or functional skills in English and Maths.
You will study areas like:
- health and safety and good housekeeping in the automotive environment
- support for job roles in the automotive environment
- routine light vehicle maintenance
- light vehicle chassis systems
- light vehicles engines mechanical, lubrication and cooling.
Course entry requirements
To join this course, you will need three GCSES at grades 9-3 (A*-D) including maths and English.
It is also an expectation of you having previous experience or a Level 1 Maintenance and Repair .
How is the course delivered and assessed?
This course is delivered through half theory and half practical sessions and there will be course content which needs to be completed in your own time to support your studies.
You will also be expected to complete 30 hours of work experience during your studies which you must organise.
You will be expected to complete online assignments , tests and practical assessments in the workshop.
Future career and study opportunities
After successfully completing this course, you can move on to a Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles.
You may also seek employment as a tyre and exhaust fitter, automotive fitter, service advisor, parts advisor or warranty clerk. You could also seek a motor vehicle apprenticeship.
Although all the tools and equipment is supplied, you will need to provide safety boots, protective clothing, work gloves, writing equipment, calculator and paper.
If you are on a limited income, you may be eligible to receive help with these costs from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.
For guidance on which career path to take, to explore career options related to our courses, find out which careers are in demand, and then get the training you need.