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Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles Technical Certificate Level 2

Practical Vs Theory


Course overview

This course is designed to pro­vide you with the the­o­ret­i­cal and prac­ti­cal skills you need to progress into employ­ment in the auto­mo­tive indus­try. You will devel­op a sol­id under­stand­ing of light vehi­cle sys­tem units and com­po­nents by cov­er­ing many aspects of light vehi­cle repair, includ­ing remov­ing and replac­ing engines, and elec­trival and chas­sis units.


Entry Require­ments

Light Vehi­cle Main­te­nance and Repair Prin­ci­ples Diplo­ma Lev­el 1, or sig­nif­i­cant indus­try expe­ri­ence with GCSE Eng­lish and maths at grades 4/C or equivalent.

Wor­ried about your grades?

What­ev­er your results, we want to assure you that exten­u­at­ing cir­cum­stances will be con­sid­ered should you not have the grades indi­cat­ed above. 

We will review each appli­ca­tion on a case-by-case basis to ensure you get a place on the course most suit­able for you.

One of the ways we do this is through a very effec­tive 6 weeks to suc­cess pro­gramme’ that oper­ates from the first day you start your course. This includes sup­port such as (but not lim­it­ed to):

  • Allow­ing you to change cours­es if you change your mind in the first 6 weeks
  • Mov­ing you between course lev­els if you are find­ing your cur­rent lev­el too easy / too hard
  • Incor­po­rat­ing Eng­lish and maths GCSE resits in to your timetable if you don’t meet the grades you need
  • One-to-one reviews with your aca­d­e­m­ic tutor to ensure you are pro­gress­ing and achiev­ing well

Our course enquiries and admis­sions team are avail­able remote­ly through­out this unprece­dent­ed peri­od. They can be con­tact­ed at enquiries@​stamford.​ac.​uk should you have any fur­ther questions.

Poten­tial Future Career

On suc­cess­ful com­ple­tion of this course, you can progress to the Light Vehi­cle Main­te­nance and Repair Prin­ci­ples Diplo­ma Lev­el 3 or Motor Vehi­cle Main­te­nance and Repair Apprenticeship.


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