Motor Vehicle | Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair | City & Guilds Diploma Level 2 | Northbrook MET
Why this course?
This Level 2 Diploma covers all of the light vehicle service aspects, focusing on efficient replacement of key components to industry standards. Students will discover the functions of the complex systems within today’s vehicles and how these systems integrate with each other to operate to the manufacturer’s specification.
You will develop your practical skills while using industry-standard diagnostic equipment. In addition to practical training, you will also study theory sessions to ensure you have the underpinning knowledge needed for a successful career in vehicle maintenance.
The tutors and technicians are all industry-experienced, giving them the insight and knowledge needed to prepare you for employment, further study or an apprenticeship.
Our Shoreham Airport Campus offers a truly unique learning experience; Motorsport, Aero and Motor Vehicle students work in hangars, workshops and high-tech classrooms equipped with the very latest tools, machinery and software.
Start at Level 2 if you have successfully completed the Level 1 course or have industry experience, and at least three GCSEs at
grade 3 (D/E) or above, including English and maths.
- Inspect, repair and replace high performance light vehicle tyres
- Carry out light vehicle front wheel alignment
- Inspect and replace light vehicle exhaust system components
- Inspect, test and replace vehicle batteries and charging components
- Inspect and replace light vehicle suspension springs and dampers
- Inspect, adjust and replace light vehicle braking systems and components
- Inspect remove and replace engine components
- Carrying out routine vehicle service and repair.
Why this course at the MET?
- Facilities simulate real work environments
- Industry-standard diagnostic equipment
- Taught by experienced industry experts
Surrounded by a busy, working airport and numerous engineering and parts companies, the Shoreham Campus provides a real-world environment in which to study.
Learners gain a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace, agreeing customer vehicle needs and other skills associated with working in a garage.
The campus has a cafeteria serving hot and cold food, and facilities also include a library, and IT suites for your research projects.
Further study and careers
After Level 2, you can seek employment or progress to Level 3, either full-time or as an apprentice (90% attendance record required).
- Dealership mechanic
- Diagnostic technician
- MOT tester
- Auto electrician
- Roadside assistance technician
- Parts advisor