IMI Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles (Extended Diploma) 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
31 August 2021


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 First Language, grade C.

In a nutshell

This course is an in-depth and dynamic insight into the maintenance and repair of motor vehicles

This course is for you if...

... You want to progress to degree level

... You want to become a skilled diagnostic technician

... You are a hard-worker and good problem-solver.

What will I be doing?

You’ll cover units that include routine vehicle maintenance, removing and replacing components (engine, electrical and chassis), conducting vehicle inspections, valeting, transmission units, diagnosing faults, health and safety, vehicle maths, science and ICT.

If you progress onto a motor vehicle apprenticeship, this course will provide you with the complete theory component required for it.

You’ll be assessed via practical and written assignments and tests. Upon completion, you’ll achieve:

  • Extended Diploma Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Level 2
  • Appropriate supporting qualifications to broaden your skill set and meet the needs of industry
  • Skills Activities (as part of the Skills Certificate Challenge)
  • Maths and English (if you haven't achieved Grade C or above at GCSE level then you'll be required to attend additional classes)

What is expected of me?

To enter the course, you’ll need the Diploma Level 1 in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair at Merit Grade and either GCSE Maths/Maths Numeracy or English/Welsh First Language, Grade C.

Full commitment to attendance is required, as the ability to work independently and as part of a team. You should have a strong desire to work in the motor vehicle industry, abide by the college ethos and be willing to participate in improving their level of academic subjects.

What comes next?

  • HNC Automotive Engineering
  • Employment
  • Higher level study at university

Additional information

You’ll need to purchase appropriate Personal Protective Equipment, such as boots and overalls, the cost of which is approximately £40.00. You’ll also need to supply your own stationery and folders.

Crosskeys Campus
(Full Time)
Start Date: 31 August 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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