Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair - Level 2

Course Code: EA1FE646


In line with Government advice and guidance we plan to have 100% face to face delivery for all Further Education courses for 16 - 18 year olds from September 2021.

Next available course:

Start DateLocationDuration
10/01/2022Bispham Campus18 WeeksApply

Course Overview

Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technicians are highly skilled in carrying out routine motor vehicle servicing, complex fault diagnosis and component replacement to keep modern motor vehicles safe to use on the road and operating to optimum performance and efficiency.

In this exiting and lucrative industry, locally, regionally and nationally, there will be many job opportunities open to you once you have developed your skills, knowledge and behaviours and achieved your qualifications.

The Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair industry is competitive and you will need to be at the top of your game to maximise your earning potential. Once you gain employment and as you become more experienced, developing your reputation within the company you work for, there will be opportunities for you to climb the career ladder and you may even move into a leadership or management role.

This study programme offers you the opportunity to work hard and gain the technical skills and knowledge you will need, while our expert tutors help you to develop the specific behaviours employers in this industry are looking for.

Entry Requirements

Grade 3 - 1 in English and Maths

  • a successful interview with a tutor
  • the ability to study independently
  • a genuine interest in the subject 
  • good communication skills
  • hardworking

Qualification Obtained

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

Essential Skills – English and Maths

If you achieve a grade 3 in GCSE Maths or English you will have to work towards re-sitting these subjects as part of your main study programme. At B&FC, this won’t delay your career journey because you’re working towards these subjects at the same time as your chosen subject.

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

You will be taught by tutors who have a wealth of industry experience and a passion for developing the next generation of technicians. Your tutors will get to know how you learn best and tailor their teaching methods to your needs.

There are weekly opportunities for you to discuss your progress with your Progress Tutor and you will be allocated a team manager to support you through every aspect of your learning and career development.

This course is mainly practical-based and is delivered in the following way (hours shown are weekly)…

Workshop/Practical – 2 x 3 hour sessions per/week

Classroom/Online – 2 x 3 hour sessions per/week

Industry Placement – 26 hours total

Progress Meeting – 1 x 1.5 hour session per/week

Because this is an engineering-based course it is important that you continue to develop your English and maths skills. Depending on your GSCE results, you will spend up to 3 hours per/week studying areas of these subjects where you need to develop your skills the most.

English and mathematics (Depending on GCSE results) – 3 to 7.5 hours

The environment is very supportive and includes regular target setting and reviews.

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of further education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Students who are 18 or under and resident in the EU pay no course fees. Read our tuition fees guide for students 19 and over.

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

European Structural and Investment Funds
Council for Independent Education
European Social Fund
Lancaster University
Disabled Confident
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