City & Guilds Diploma Light Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles Level 2

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Engineering and Automotive



Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Full Time

City of Newport Campus

Start Date

Start Date
05 September 2022


1 year

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Diploma Level 1 in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair at Merit grade and either GCSE Maths/Numeracy or English/Welsh 1st Language grade D or above

In a nutshell

This course is endorsed as a Technical Diploma and is designed to satisfy the theory component of the VCQ Level 2 in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair. It satisfies the requirements of the Maintenance and Repair Advanced Apprenticeship Framework (Light Vehicle).

This course is for you if...

... You have completed the Level 1 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
... You want a blend of practical and theoretical study
... You can work independently and as part of a team

What will I be doing?

The Level 2 programme is broken down into five technical sections, including the four main vehicle areas designated by the National Occupational Standards developed by IMI:

  • Chassis technology
  • Engine technology
  • Transmission technology
  • Electrical and electronic technology
  • General aspects e.g. health and safety, legal aspects and organisational requirements

You’ll be assessed through online tests, assignments, coursework, portfolios and practical assessments. Upon completion, you’ll achieve:

  • IMI Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
  • Appropriate supporting qualifications to broaden your skill set and meet the needs of industry
  • Skills activities
  • Maths and English

What is expected of me?

  • 4 GCSEs grade D or above, to include Maths and English (or Welsh as a first language); or
  • A suitable level 1 diploma and GCSE grade D or above in Maths and English (or Welsh as a first language)

What comes next?

  • Level 3 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles
  • A suitable Apprenticeship
  • Employment in industry as a technician

City of Newport Campus
(Full Time)
Start Date: 05 September 2022

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact our Student Recruitment team