Level 2 Motor Vehicle Service and Repair

Start Date

Mon Sep 07 2020

Day / Time

Weekdays

Duration

1 year

Campus

Skills Academy - Automotive

Level 2 Motor Vehicle Service and Repair

We will give you the training and skills to be able to be able to carry out service and repairs to vehicles at industry standard, making you ready for employment.

On this course you will also gain knowledge of electric and hybrid vehicles and air conditioning, giving you extra skiils and the best possible start for a career in the automotive repair industry. This qualification also forms part of the Maintenance and Repair Apprenticeship standard, reducing any subsequent apprenticeship by one year. This means if you apply for this apprenticeship, you will be one step of ahead of any rival candidates making you more appealing to employers.

You will be working in our fantastic training workshops fully equipped with industry standard resources. This is a hands-on course with a focus on practical activities and we maximise the amount of time you will spend in the workshops.

Core modules will include:

  • Knowledge of health, safety and good housekeeping in the automotive environment
  • Knowledge of support for job roles in the automotive environment
  • Knowledge of materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices used in the automotive environment.

Specialist modules will include:

  • Knowledge of routine light vehicle maintenance
  • Knowledge of light vehicle engine mechanical, lubrication and cooling system units and components
  • Knowledge of light vehicle fuel, ignition, air and exhaust system units and components
  • Knowledge of removing and replacing light vehicle electrical units and components
  • Knowledge of removing and replacing light vehicle chassis units and components
  • Knowledge of removing and replacing light vehicle transmission and driveline units and components

The units covered directly link to the current apprenticeship standards to provide you with the knowledge and skills required to progress and be a successful contributor to an employer’s business, should you choose to progress to an apprenticeship.

You will also attend maths and English sessions and have the opportunity to improve your GCSE grades and gain a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace and other skills associated with working in a garage giving you every opportunity to progress you career within automotive.

A variety of enrichment activities will also be organised throughout the year, including guest speakers from industry.

What about after the course?
Future
Careers:
  • Vehicle technicians, mechanics and electricians
  • Vehicle body builders and repairers
What
you could
earn:
Potential
£23,483
Entry level
£14,206
Average
£22,038

Skills Academy - Automotive