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What's Involved

This course is a full time study programme delivered over 34 weeks. It is a knowledge and skills qualification that is primarily designed to meet the needs of the young apprentice and those students who wish to join the automotive industry by completing a study programme.

It provides learners with the opportunity to study both the theory and practical aspects of a range of routine vehicle inspection, fitting and maintenance procedures: Routine light vehicle maintenance, including engine systems; Inspecting, repairing and replacing light vehicle: standard and high performance tyres; Carrying out light vehicle four wheel alignment; Inspecting and replacing light vehicle: exhaust components, suspension dampers & springs, vehicle batteries and braking systems & components.

Learners also 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.

Entry Requirements

Applicants would normally have completed a level 1 Vehicle Maintenance programme and have at least a grade 2 / E in English and maths. You will need to have a short interview with the tutor and be able to complete a simple dexterity test.

Where will it take me?

This qualification is ideal for entering a career in the fast fit sector such as Kwik-Fit and Halford Autocentres.

Course Assessment Method

The assessment is made up of two components: Practical tasks Online testing

Where and When

Vehicle Inspection Level 2 Diploma (Qcf) IMI

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Fee Information

Course Code Study Mode Start Date Under 16 16-18 19+ International
J841D2F-19 Full Time 09/09/2019 £1,666 £0 £1,666 N/A

Notes About Fees

Fees shown are per year, they are estimated at this stage and will be confirmed at enrolment.

Find out more by speaking to Admissions:

  • For full-time further education courses call 01708 462833
  • For part-time further education courses call 01708 462801
  • For higher education courses, or if you’re an overseas student, call 01708 462801


  • To find out if you’re entitled to support call Student Services for advice on 01708 462718 ext 2718
  • You don’t have to pay tuition or admin fees if you’re 16-18 and studying a further education funded course.
  • You need to pay higher education course fees each academic year.

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