BTEC Diploma Vehicle Fast Fit Level 2

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Engineering and Automotive



Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Full Time

Crosskeys Campus

Start Date

Start Date
06 September 2021

*Enrolment open until
30 September 2021


1 year

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of the Diploma Level 1 in Vehicle Fitting Principles with a Merit profile and successful completion of the appropriate literacy and numeracy skills.

In a nutshell

This course includes the full range of routine vehicle fitting procedures. It provides essential knowledge and skills for vehicle fitters working on vehicles in all types of garages, dealerships and fast fit businesses.

This course is for you if...

... You have a keen interest in vehicle mechanics
... You have previously completed the Level 1 Diploma in Transport Maintenance – Light Vehicle
... You want a blend of theoretical and practical study

What will I be doing?

This course will provide you with the opportunity to study both the theory and practical aspects of some of the following:

  • Inspecting, repairing and replacing high performance light vehicle and motorcycle tyres.
  • Carrying out light vehicle front wheel alignment.
  • Inspecting and replacing light vehicle clutches, exhaust components, suspension dampers, vehicle batteries and braking systems.
  • Assessing and securing a roadside situation.

Learners will gain a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace, agreeing customer vehicle needs and other skills associated with working in a garage.

As part of your course you’ll also complete a Welsh Baccalaureate qualification and English and Maths-related qualifications.

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

  • IMI Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Fitting Principles
  • Skills Activities
  • Maths and English (if you haven't achieved a Grade C or above at GCSE level)
  • Other relevant qualifications to enhance your skill set

What is expected of me?

To enter this course, you’ll need the Diploma Level 1 in Vehicle Fitting Principles with a Merit profile and successful completion of the appropriate literacy and numeracy skills.

Full commitment to attendance is required, as you’ll need to be able to work independently and as part of a team. A strong desire to work in the motor vehicle industry is also needed and you’ll be expected to abide by the college ethos.

What comes next?

  • Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles.
  • Progress onto a suitable apprenticeship or employment.
  • Employment in industry.

Additional information

You’ll develop essential employability skills:

  • Self-management, team working, business awareness and customer awareness, problem solving, communication, basic literacy and numeracy, a positive attitude to work.
  • You’ll need to supply your own Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), such as boots and overalls, and to supply your own stationery and folders.

Crosskeys Campus
(Full Time)
Start Date: 06 September 2021

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

Contact our Student Recruitment team

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

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