Level 2 Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

IMI Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance

In 2017 100% of new starters achieved Level 1 Award in Transport Maintenance within the first 5 weeks

This course is ideal for learners who wish to broaden their knowledge of the Motor Vehicle Engineering industry with regards to repair and refitting. This Level 2 course is an additional step towards becoming a fully qualified mechanic. Students also gain an understanding of health and safety in the workplace.

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Key facts

  • Start date: September
  • Duration: A full time 1 year course, running over 3 days per week
  • Location: Brooksby
  • Fees: This course is fully funded for school leavers.

Your future

Students may wish to progress directly into employment within the Motor Vehicle Engineering industry. Past students have become mechanics, MOT Testers and Service Technicians. Others have started their own businesses or gained employment with dealerships or breakdown services.

Alternatively, learners may wish to progress onto a higher level course or an apprenticeship.

Entry requirements

4 GCSES at grade D or above or grade 3-9 including English OR Level 1 Transport Maintenance and Entry 3 Functional Skills


  • Health and Safety  in the Automotive Environment
  • Supporting Job Roles in the Automotive Environment
  • Materials, Fabrication, Tools and Measuring Devices in the Automotive Environment
  • Routine Light Vehicle Maintenance
  • Engine Mechanical, Lubrication and Cooling Systems
  • Vehicle Fuel, Ignition, Air and Exhaust Systems
  • Vehicle Electrical Units and Components
  • Vehicle Chassis Units and Components
  • Vehicle Transmission and Driveline Units and Components

Leicester Tigers Rugby Pathway

If you are a keen rugby player you will have the opportunity to train with Leicester Tigers community coaches throughout your course.

If you are interested in pursuing this pathway alongside your qualification, please make this clear in your personal statement.

English and Maths

English and Maths are very important for you during your studies and beyond. The Government has introduced new standards which mean that employers will looking for these skills when you enter the workplace. BMC is committed to ensuring that our students leave us with everything they need to reach their goals and meet the expectations of the industry.

If you are under 19 and narrowly miss the English and/or Maths requirements of your course (by one grade), don’t worry – BMC can offer you a suitable course at another level and you can take GCSE English or Maths alongside it (daytime and evening options available). Learners will not be expected to take both GCSE English and GCSE Maths in the same year.

If you are under 19 and miss the English and/or Maths entry requirements of your course by more than one grade, BMC offers Functional Skills, an effective method to improve literacy and numeracy, for up to two hours per week.

Visit Us

If you like what you’ve seen so far, why not come along to our next Brooksby Campus Open Event?

This is a fantastic way for you to get a feel for what it’s like to be a student at BMC. You will get to meet our industry-expert teaching staff, tour our fantastic facilities and find out everything you need to know about courses at BMC.

For a list of our upcoming events, click here.

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