Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Principles Diploma

Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Principles Diploma

Study Mode: Full Time
Course Code: TREAA043CCF0
Course Level: Level 2

Where will this course lead?

Our Level 2 course is for those developing their skills after achieving the Level 1 Diploma. You will learn about light vehicle repair and maintenance such as servicing, transmission, electrics, engines and car components.

What will I study?

During the course you will study:

- Health & Safety
- Chassis Components
- Engines and Components
- Transmission
- Vehicle Electrics
- Vehicle Servicing
- APL where applicable.

How will this course be delivered?

Offered at various times, please contact us for further information.

What qualifications will I get?

Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Principles (QCF)

How will I be assessed?

There will be seven online exams and a series of practical assessments along with a portfolio to build. Functional Skills assessment depends on level of entry and GCSE grades.

How do I get a place on the course?

Please contact our trained staff on 0121 678 7000 who will be able to advise you on the most appropriate way for you to enrol.

What are the entry requirements?

Minimum of 2 GCSEs at grade D/3 or above including Maths and successful completion of a relevant Level 1 engineering programme.

A suitable reference and a successful interview.

What else do I need to know?

Along with the Motor Vehicle subjects, you will also undertake Functional skills in Maths, English, and ICT.

You will need to provide your own boots and overalls and all necessary equipment for taking notes.

Good levels of English and Maths are important for your success in your course, your chosen vocation and life. Throughout your course you will continue to develop your English and Maths skills in your vocational classes.

If you haven't achieved an A*/1 - C/4 grade in English or Maths at GCSE, or a Level 2 Functional Skill, you will also be working towards a qualification in English or Maths at a level that will enable you to progress towards these grades.

If you have a Learning Difficulty or Disability please let us know when you apply. You will be offered support in your interview. If you need help completing your application we can help with this too.

Solihull College offers full time and part time courses for businesses and residents in Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Coventry Warwickshire and the whole of the West Midlands

What can I do after this course?

This qualification is accepted by the repair industry as the basic mechanic qualification and would be acceptable to gain employment as an improver.


Solihull College, Auckland Drive, Smith's Wood, Solihull B36 0NF Tel: 0121 678 7000 Minicom: 0121 628 7005 Email: Internet:

Have a question about the course?
Please contact Admissions on 0121 678 7000 with any queries.
Start Date
Course Fee

Woodlands Campus

September 2017



Not Applicable to 16-18 year olds