Course overview

Light 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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Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles Level 2 Certificate SBSA and Construction Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LMF1919B01-1
Dates
05/09/2022 - 27/06/2023
Duration
1 years
Days
Groups (mixed days)
Hours per week
9.65
Start Time
09:15
Location
SBSA and Construction Centre
Fee
This course costs £633. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
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Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles Level 2 Certificate Parkway Centre / AEC
Bristol
Course Code
LPF1919B01-1
Dates
06/09/2022 - 27/06/2023
Duration
1 years
Days
Groups (mixed days)
Hours per week
9.75
Start Time
09:15
Location
Parkway Centre / AEC
Fee
This course costs £633. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
Apply
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
This course costs £633. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
Apply
LPF1919B01-1 06/09/2022 - 27/06/2023 1 years Groups (mixed days) 9.75 09:15 Parkway Centre / AEC
This course costs £633. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
Apply

Additional information

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.

Additional costs

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.

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