IMI Level 2: Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair | Loughborough College

IMI Level 2 Diploma in
Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

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This Level 2 Diploma is aimed at anybody interested in learning about the full range of routine vehicle fitting procedures and provides essential knowledge and skills for vehicle mechanics working on a variety of vehicles. Assessments consist of thorough practical demonstration, phase tests, and online tests after every unit.

Course Content

This course provides you with the opportunity to study both theoretical and practical aspects of some of the following:

  • knowledge of routine maintenance on a variety of vehicles
  • engine and lubrication systems
  • cooling systems
  • inspecting and replacing light vehicle clutches, exhaust components, suspension dampers, batteries and charging systems, and braking systems
  • safe use of oxy-acetylene and basic welding studies
  • assessing and securing a roadside situation

Functional Skills elements are also compulsory elements of the course.


This course also offers

  • industry-standard workshops
  • expert teaching staff
  • various trips and visits

Entry Requirements

  • At least four GCSEs at grade D or above, including English and Maths,
  • or
  • a Level 1 automotive qualification, plus Functional Skills English and Maths at Level 2,
  • or
  • substantial experience of vehicle fitting.

Progression Opportunities

There is the opportunity to progress on to a Level 3 course for those that demonstrate advanced diagnostic skills and have suitable references from a previous course.

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Key Facts


  • September 2018

Mode of Attendance:

  • Full Time (FT)



Course Duration:

1 Year

Programme Costs:

  • The fees for this course are currently being confirmed.

Please contact Student Recruitment for more information.

College Course Code:

  • 18/19AFG0061

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