Level 2 IMI Diploma

Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

This course is for automotive enthusiasts keen to jump-start their career in the motor vehicle industry. Throughout the year you’ll be trained to repair and replace light vehicle components, working on a range of different motor vehicles.

Based primarily in our workshops, classroom time is kept to a minimum. Whilst working in small teams, you’ll learn about vehicle electronics, engine technologies, chassis dynamics and design.

What will I study?

  • Vehicle chassis
  • Petrol and diesel engines
  • Transmissions and braking systems
  • Welding and fabrication
  • Health and safety
  • Auto electrics
  • Wheels and tyres
  • Steering and suspension
  • Functional Skills or GCSE in English and Maths depending on previous qualifications

How long will it take?

  • 1 year, full-time

What qualifications do I need to start?

What qualifications will I gain?

Course options after this programme

Career options

  • Apprenticeships in the motor vehicle industry
  • Service mechanic/fitter

Student Profile
Cody Brookes

Curent job role: Technician at Crewe Audi and Reaseheath Industry Representative

Previous course: Level 2 and 3 IMI Diplomas in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair, 2014

“I’m so grateful for the support and training I received at Reaseheath – my course magnified my passion for the motor trade. My tutors were fantastic and always made sure that my understanding and practical ability were of a high standard.

“The experience and skills I gained gave me the confidence to focus my career aspirations and get a great job with good career prospects.”