Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair

This qualification covers the knowledge and skills required to work competently as a Light Vehicle Service Technician.

Key information

Course type: Apprenticeships Duration: 1 Year + Start date: September 2018 Entry requirements: Functional Skills may be required dependent on the apprenticeship framework and previous qualifications achieved. End qualification: Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance Competence

Course aims and areas

This qualification covers the knowledge and skills required to work competently as a Light Vehicle Service Technician.

The Level 2 in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair is for anyone developing a career in the motor industry. The practical qualification demonstrates your skills on the job, in your own workplace, showing that you meet national standards for automotive workers.

Learners will cover areas such as routine vehicle maintenance, removal and replacement of vehicle units & components and diagnosis and rectification of vehicle faults.

Course Units

This course will support you to achieve:

  • Competency in Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive Environment
  • Knowledge of Materials, Fabrication, Tools and Measuring Devices used in the Automotive Environment
  • Competency in Routine Light Vehicle Maintenance
  • Competency in Removing and Replacing Light Vehicle Electrical Units and Components
  • Knowledge of Routine Light Vehicle Maintenance
  • Knowledge of Light Vehicle Transmission and Driveline Units and Components

The diploma element will be delivered and supported in the workplace and college. If Functional Skills are required, this element will be delivered in the classroom. 

Why the MET?

Our industry experienced teaching staff are passionate about their areas of expertise and are committed to helping you to attain your learning goals and meet your personal aims.

Without a doubt, one of the reasons we know you will love studying at Brighton MET is the location of our central campus.  

Right in the heart of Brighton’s world-famous North Laine, the College is within walking distance of all the city’s main amenities – the award-winning city library, the independent shops and eateries and the beach.

Entry Requirements

If there are any applicable entry requirements, these will be listed in the key information section above.

Course Costs

Wages vary depending on the type of apprenticeship but there is a national minimum wage (NMW) in the UK which applies to all 16-18 year olds and to those aged 19 or over in the first year of their studies. From October 2017, this is £3.50 per hour. However, the MET encourages employers to pay at a higher hourly rate.

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