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Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (Adult Evening Class) - Level 2


This Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair course is designed to provide you with an insight into life as a Motor Mechanic or Vehicle Technician and help you to develop the industry- standard knowledge and skills required. This Level 2 Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair course is mainly practical-based, with training taking place in our £10 million Advanced Technology Centre.

Next course dates

Start date Location Duration
02 Sep 2024
Bispham Campus
1 Year

Where can this subject lead?

Career progression

Successful completion of this course will provide you with the for further study at Level 3 and above, leading to higher education and our BEng (Hons) Degree in Automotive Engineering and Technology.

If further study is not in your plans, but a job in the industry is, this course will equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to seek industry-related employment.

Throughout your time on the course you will receive regular career and progression advice from our team of highly qualified tutors who have many years’ experience working as skilled technicians in the industry.

Job roles that this course can lead to are:

  • Motor Vehicle Mechanic
  • Motor Vehicle Diagnostic Technician
  • Roadside Recovery Technician
  • Motor Vehicle Fast-Fit Technician
  • Motor Vehicle Workshop Manager
  • Vehicle Research and Design Engineer

Key information

Entry Requirements

If you are at least 19 years old, looking for a career in the automotive industry, or have a keen interest in learning the skills of this rewarding trade, this one year course is ideal for you.


  • You must be aged at least 19 before the course starts in September
  • You must be able to attend one evening per/week


Please note: Where wearing PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) is a mandatory requirement of the course, it is the responsibility of the learner to ensure that they are able to wear such equipment. Further information can be obtained at the IAG session which all applicants are invited to or by calling Course Enquiries on 01253 504343.

Qualification obtained

Subsidiary Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technology (VRQ)

Extra costs and equipment

You will need to provide your own safety boots and overalls / boiler suit for practical activities. A typical pair of safety boots should cost no more than £12 and a pair of overalls £15. All other protective equipment will be provided by us.

All tools and equipment are provided for practical sessions and access to computers and all software required for the course is available within the College facilities.

You will be expected to provide your own pen, pencil, basic drawing equipment and a note pad.

Tuition Fees

Read our tuition fees guide.

Regulation and Accreditation

Accrediting Institution: N/A

Awarding Body: IMI

Terms and Conditions

Read our full terms and conditions for more information.

Regulation and Accreditation

Accrediting Institution: N/A

Awarding Body: IMI

What will I learn?

Industry placement, field trips and guest speakers

While industry placement is not mandatory, we have a comprehensive list of local employers who have provided opportunities for our adult student to gain valuable industry experience.

There are no planned mandatory field trips.