Level 2 Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Careers, Not Just Courses.

In 2019, our level 1 Diploma Students had a 92% pass rate.

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.
  • Location: Brooksby
  • Fees: This course is fully funded for school leavers. Adult Learners are welcome to apply.

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

3 GCSE’s at Grade E/2 or above including an Initial Assessment at Interview OR Level 1 Engineering Qualification.


  • Health and Safety.
  • Tools, Equipment and Materials.
  • Job Roles in the Automotive Environment.
  • Materials, Fabrication, Tools and Measuring Devices.
  • Routine Light Vehicle Maintenance.
  • Light Vehicle Engine Mechanical.
  • Light Vehicle Chassis.
  • Light Vehicle Electrical.
  • Light Vehicle Transmission.

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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