Award Crest
York College

Entry requirements

This motor vehicle qualification is for students who have 2 GCSEs at grade C or above in Maths and English (grade 4 or above). It is a demanding programme as it includes both the Level 1 and Level 2 courses in one.


One year.

What will I study?

Please refer to the standard Level 1 and Level 2 course descriptions as similar units to those will be studied. For example:

  • Health and Safety Practices in Vehicle Maintenance
  • Job Roles in the Automotive Industry
  • Spark Ignition Engine Systems, Components and Operation
  • Routine Vehicle Maintenance Processes and Procedures
  • Introduction to Low Carbon Technologies in the Automotive Industry
  • Vehicle Electrical Foundation Skills
  • Removing and Replacing Engine Units and Components
  • Removing and Replacing Chassis Units and Components

What could it lead to?

Many of the students take up employment in the automotive industry and follow a Motor Vehicle Apprenticeship. Alternatively it is possible to progress onto the Level 3 Light Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair IMIAL VRQ with the correct entry requirements and interview (depending on number of applicants).

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