Level 2 Traineeship in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair (Light Vehicle)

Level 2 Traineeships are ideal for young people who wish to develop and practice the skills required for employment within the motor industry as a mechanic or technician.



Academic Year: 2023/24

Course Code: 10785

Campus: Downpatrick, Lisburn, Newtownards

Study Type: Full-Time

Education Level Further Education

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Course Overview

The Traineeship programme will allow participants to achieve a full Level 2 qualification and will comprise the following key elements:

A main vocational based qualification

Vocational skills development

Transversal and digital skills

Work placement

Literacy and numeracy qualifications at Level 2 (may include GCSE qualifications in English and Mathematics)

Additional qualifications deemed necessary for work within a sector e.g. Health and Safety, Manual Handling

Course Modules

IMI Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles 

Modules covered during the course of the programme may include:

  • Engine Units and Components
  • Chassis Units and Components
  • Electrical Units and Components 
  • Transmission Units and Components  

Ideal If:
You want to learn and develop the skills required for employment in the motor industry as a mechanic or technician.

You'll Learn:

Vehicle maintenance repair, vehicle inspection and health & safety in the workplace.

Developing your wider skills As well as providing you with the technical skills and knowledge in your chosen area, the Traineeship will help you to develop a range of transversal skills that are important for employment including:   Problem solving, Teamwork, Communication, Time management, Entrepreneurship

You'll Love:

The practical nature of this course and our workshop facilities.

Project Based Learning will also be a key feature of Traineeships. ‚ÄčThis is a dynamic approach to learning in which you will explore real-world problems and challenges that have been developed with employers. With this type of active and engaged learning, you will be inspired to obtain a deeper knowledge of the subjects you are studying and develop a wide range of hands-on skills.  

You'll Progress:
Successful completion of this course will allow you to progress to the Level 3 qualification in Motor Vehicle (Light) under the apprenticeship programme if you secure employment or alternatively to FE at Level 3.

You'll Need:

 4 GCSEs grades D-G,  including at least Grade D in Maths and Grade E in English or Essential Skills Level 1 in Literacy & Numeracy.

*Entry criteria may be subject to change.

Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

We strive to ensure the description of courses on SERC's website and in publications is accurate. However, for various reasons there may be occasions when the College may need to change arrangements or be unable to deliver classes due to circumstances such as reduced funding. If there are insufficient numbers applying for a course it may not be viable to deliver the class.

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