Course


Motor Vehicle Maintenance Level 2 Sub Diploma

Study Level


Level 2

Course Code


IMI Sub Diploma

Location


Great Yarmouth Campus

Lowestoft Campus

Duration


1 Year

FT / PT


Full-time

The Level 2 qualification covers the technical needs for today’s motor vehicle repair industry, including the diagnosis of non-complex systems faults. It provides essential knowledge for service technicians working on light vehicles (cars and vans) in all types of garages, dealerships and maintenance depots.

Some of the areas covered are:

  • Engine technology
  • Cooling systems
  • Ignition systems
  • Fuel systems
  • Electrical systems
  • Servicing technology
  • Materials and Fabrication
  • Knowledge of Automotive Industry

We run a Realistic Working Environment, where learners carry out a variety of workshop tasks on customers’ vehicles. We also have good links with local garages and are able to offer work experience.
There will be opportunities to compete in internal and external competitions. We will use other departments’ facilities to boost self-confidence and teambuilding skills. You will study theory in a classroom, with modern rigs and resources. Practical lessons will be in our fully equipped four ramp workshop, with a full MOT test lane and the latest diagnostic equipment. Students on the course will also have access to the online learning platform LJ Create.

Requirements

The entry requirements are three GCSEs at grade C or above (to include Maths and English) or the Level 1 Motor Vehicle Diploma.

Assessment

There will be a variety of assessments throughout the course, the majority of these will be practical and there will be online assignments and online exams. All IMI work will be completed on the IMI online ePortfolio system.

Progression

The normal progression from Level 2 Sub Diploma is to go on to the Level 2 Full Diploma or an Apprenticeship.

We have a number of ex-students who are working at both independent garages and main dealerships including Robinsons Audi, Lings Honda, Mitchells Renault, John Grose Ford and Kia, Simpsons Skoda and more. One is working within the motorsport industry and another is currently setting up his own dyno tuning and mapping business.

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