Motor Vehicle Service and Repair Level 2/3

The Motor Vehicle Service and Repair is a practical and engaging study programme designed to motivate and support learners to gain key knowledge and skills required by vehicle maintenance employers, specialising in Light Vehicles. With mandatory requirement for employer engagement, learners get the opportunity to experience the real workplace environment. Practical skills and knowledge are delivered by demonstration and practical assignments in the workshop. Theoretical knowledge is delivered by classroom tuition, guided assignments, Information Learning Technology (ILT), and personal study.

The Vehicle Service and Repair Level 2 has been designed to enhance the students’ vehicle service and repair skills, knowledge and understanding to level 2. This Vocationally Related Qualification (VRQ) is ideal for school and college learners aged 16-19, as well as 19+ learners wishing to enter into the Vehicle Maintenance sector of the Automotive Industry. Learners with a keen interest in vehicle maintenance will have the opportunity to develop and enhance their knowledge and skills. This programme will provide continued theoretical knowledge and practical skills required by potential vehicle technicians. Students successfully completing all units of study will have mastered the intermediate mechanical skills needed for work on various vehicle systems and have an understanding of the related technology.

The Vehicle Service and Repair Level 3 programme has been designed for learners wishing to progress further into the Vehicle Maintenance sector of the Automotive Industry. Learners will gain the specialist skills and knowledge required to kick start their technical career. The course will provide a continuation of the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required by potential vehicle technicians that were gained at Level 2.

In addition to your main study programme you will also engage in GEM and GAP activities to develop your English, Maths and employability skills.

Course Content

Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 2 units may include:

  • Engine and Systems Technology and Workshop
  • Chassis Systems Technology and Workshop
  • Electrical Systems Technology and Workshop
  • Employability
  • English and Maths

Vehicle Service and Repair Level 3

For this qualification, learners must complete:

  • Online Assessments – Each mandatory group has an online assessment. Optional and additional units chosen may also require online assessment to be taken.
  • Core Unit (synoptic assessment) – This assessment is achieved through completion of unit Group B. It assesses both skills and knowledge obtained from Mandatory units.
  • Portfoilio of evidence – This is required to prove learning outcomes are achieved through practical and tasks performed. IMI provide sample support material of practical and written tasks for optional use.
Entry Requirements

Level 2: Satisfactory results in Level 1 Light Vehicle/Transport Maintenance or Transport Maintenance and an interview.

Level 3: Satisfactory results in Level 2 Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair, or Vehicle Inspection, and an interview.

What Can I Do Next?

Level 2: A career in the motor vehicle industry, generally at either craft or technician level. Upon achieving this qualification, learners can progress onto further training and education in automotive and engineering subjects including progression onto an Apprenticeship, or continued part-time vocational study to level 3.

Level 3: Upon achieving this qualification, learners can progress onto further training and education in automotive and engineering subjects (including apprenticeships) or to a job role in the vehicle maintenance sector.

Motor Vehicle Service and Repair Level 2/3
Outline: designed to enhance the students’ knowledge and understanding of vehicle service and repair skills,
LevelLevel 2
Level 3
LocationColchester
DurationTwo Years
Year 1: Level 2
Year 2: Level 3
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2019
Fee(s)16-18 year olds: Free
19+: Year 1: £1,371
19+: Year 2: £5,421

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