Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Trafford College


Stretford Campus

Further Details


College 16-18


Motor Vehicle

Course Start Date

Monday 2nd September 2024

Course Duration

Full-time, 1 Year

Course Time

Course Fee

£ 2085.00
You may be eligible for support with your tuition fees - please visit the college website - funding and finance page for further information

Course Code


Course Overview

Once you have gained an understanding of the basics at Level 1, you will further develop your skills by concentrating on fault finding and maintenance. By using various tests and by measuring equipment, you will expand your knowledge of:
Chassis systems
Vehicle electrics
Transmission systems

You will also look at roles available within the motor industry.

Course Requirements

4 GCSE’s at Grade 3 (including maths and English Language).

What you will Learn

The Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Principles – Level 2 has been designed to build upon skills and knowledge you have developed on the Level 1 course. The course will give you a comprehensive grounding in theoretical and practical aspects of motor vehicle repair.


The programme is based on continual practical assessment along with completion of a portfolio of evidence. Each unit also inludes a written assessment and a multiple-choice online examination.


Upon successful completion of the qualification you can progress to Level 3 Diploma in Motor Vehicle or Level 2 Apprenticeship (subject to meeting the entry criteria and requirements related to the apprenticeship course).

Career Options

Engineering technicians, aircraft maintenance, telecommunications engineer, mechanic. electrician.

Mandatory Units

Areas of study include:

Health & safety
Foundation skills
Vehicle construction and routine maintenance
Tyres and brakes
Suspension systems
Steering systems
Cooling systems
Engine construction and operation
SI and CI fuel systems
Transmission systems
Electrical and electronic systems

Contact Details

For further information please contact T: 0161 886 7070 or E: info@trafford.ac.uk

Extra Costs Involved

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Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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