Study Type
Full Time
Study Level
Level 2
Start Date:
36 weeks

Course Sheets

Entry requirements
Who the course is for
Candidates who are looking to start their journey into the world of vehicle maintenance - City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (7290-17)
What the interview will involve

You will be sent a career plan prior to your interview date to complete and bring along with you on the day. The interview is a two-way process which will give you the opportunity to discuss the course and suitability with the subject tutor.

What you will learn

The Certificate is broken down into the following core modules 

  • Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive Environment 
  • Materials, Fabrication, Tools and Measuring Devices in the Automotive Environment 
  • Routine Light Vehicle Maintenance 
  • Light Vehicle Engines (Mechanical, Lubrication and Colling Systems) 
  • Wider Skills and Knowledge (E.g. Employability, Equal Opportunities etc) 
  • Maths and English (Learners with Grade 4 or above will not have time tabled classes, but will still be working on these skills within vocational classes 
  • Knowledge of carrying out Non- High Voltage Operations on, Near or With an Electric Vehicle 
How you will learn
  • Theory classroom-based lessons 
  • Practical lessons based in the Motor Vehicle workshop 
  • eLearning/self-study and tutorial 


Work placement
All learners will either complete work-based skills in college or in a Industry related placement
Ideally to the following Level 2 Diploma (Full Level 2) the following year or an Apprenticeship (keep your eyes peeled for opportunities)

There may be a cost for purchasing equipment or uniform for this course. Find out about financial support available.

Qualifications you will get

A Level 2 Certificate in in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair 

Maths and English qualifications if applicable. 


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