Light Vehicle Fitting Principles IMI Diploma Level 2

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Undertake a motor vehicle apprenticeship or gain fast fit related work following this programme. You will gain knowledge of operating principles and practical skills including non-complex diagnostic methods. You’ll be able to perform basic diagnostic tests to identify faults, then advise on work needed to correct them. You’ll also compile a portfolio of work.


Who is this course for?

If you’re in year 11 or 12 and are looking to take the next steps towards your career these courses are for you. Our vast selection of vocational courses span a range of subjects and combine academic study with practical skills. Study in industry standard facilities and use our industry links to prepare for progression.

Benefits / Skills

  • Inspect and replace high performance tyres and exhaust components.
  • Understand four wheel alignment.
  • Replace and inspect batteries, suspension dampers, and springs.
  • Maintain health and safety in an automotive environment.
  • Entry Requirements

    GCSEs at grade 3 including English, maths, and ideally science.

    Career Progression

    Progression may include more detailed level 2 courses, an apprenticeship, or employment.

    Course Details


    1 year

    Study Type

    Full time

    Start Date


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    Course Fee (16-18)

    No fee

    Course Facts


    English and maths will be built into your course if your grades are below 4.

    Labour Market

    By 2024, the vehicle technician, mechanic and electrician labour market in Leeds is predicted to grow by 5.3%. (EMSI, 2019)

    Student Testimonial

    “I have cerebral palsy but I don’t let this hold me back. I get to spend every day doing something I love and learning more about it.” Nathan Hodgson Automotive Engineering student.
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