Light Vehicle Maintenance, IMI Diploma | Weston College

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September 2019
1 Year
Course code D2LVMPF5SW

Light Vehicle Maintenance, IMI Diploma

What will I do on this course?

This study programme will provide you with the opportunity to carry out an in-depth study of vehicle systems and further explore the automotive industry. You will learn about routine vehicle maintenance, light vehicle chassis units, and light vehicle transmissions and drivelines.

You will get the opportunity to undertake a one-week work experience placement in the automotive industry. The course comprises practical work in our Automotive Training Centre, tutorial support, employability development and vocational study skills. We will also develop your English and maths skills as part of this course.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through workshop observations, an e-portfolio and an online multiple-choice questionnaire.

What could I do after this course?

This study programme could lead to a job in the motor industry, and you can increase your skills and earn a higher wage by completing our Level 3 qualification in Light Vehicle Maintenance or a Vehicle Maintenance Advanced Apprenticeship..


Entry Requirements

A range of GCSEs at Grade 3 and above and ideally completion of a recognised Level 1 Automotive (or similar) qualification.

Course Level

Level 2

iAn interview is required for this course.

Occupations related to Light Vehicle Maintenance, IMI Diploma

 

Vehicle technician, mechanic or electrician

Vehicle technicians, mechanics and electricians accept calls for help and repair and service the mechanical parts and electrical/electronic circuitry and components of cars, lorries, buses, motorcycles and other motor vehicles, and repair and service auto air-conditioning systems.

Average annual earnings: £20,982
Employment in region: 7,548 positions
 

Vehicle body builder or repairer

Job holders in this unit group construct and repair the bodies of road vehicles, and fit interior and exterior fittings to vehicle bodies.

Average annual earnings: £25,116
Employment in region: 724 positions

What Our Students Say

Alessandro Tessitore, Motor vehicle


Alessandro Tessitore

“The facilities and the tutors were excellent and exceeded my expectations”

Course: Motor Vehicle

What next? Allessandro has progressed onto the Level 3 course.

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