IMIAL Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles (VRQ)

IMI Awards is the leading awarding organisation to the retail motor industry. We offer an unrivalled range of motor industry qualifications that demonstrate skills and competence, the foundation of a successful career.

KNOWLEDGE QUALIFICATIONS (VRQS/PRINCIPLES)

These are nationally-recognised, vocationally-related qualifications (VRQs) which provide the essential knowledge to do a job.

Many Level 2/3 VRQs are an essential component of the Sector Skills Council's Apprenticeship framework. This qualification is intended as a Substantial Vocational Qualification at Level 2 and has been developed for schools and colleges to deliver to learners aged in the 16-19 age group, either on a full or part-time basis. This qualification is for learners who have a keen interest in the light vehicle maintenance and repair industry and are looking to progress into employment within this industry.

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification and learners are not expected to have any prior knowledge or experience, however an interest in the subject area is advisable. The content level of this qualification would be similar to the study required for GCSE grades A* - C.
 

WHAT DOES THIS QUALIFICATION COVER?

The content of this qualification has been designed to develop the learners understanding of the light vehicle maintenance and repair industry. It will develop the specialist technical knowledge and practical skills required to work in this industry alongside the development of wider transferable skills.

The mandatory units cover essential knowledge and skills such as health & safety supporting job roles and materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices. These mandatory units develop the transferable skills required to work within a number of job roles within the retail motor industry.

The mandatory specialist units focus on specific technical knowledge and practical skills the learner will require to work in the light vehicle maintenance and repair industry including routine light vehicle maintenance, the removal and replacement of light vehicle engine systems and components, light vehicle electrical systems and components, light vehicle chassis units and components and light vehicle transmission systems and components.

WHAT COULD THIS QUALIFICATION LEAD TO?

This qualification helps provide entry into employment within the retail motor industry as a light vehicle service technician and also onto an apprenticeship in light vehicle maintenance and repair (as a recognised knowledge qualification within the IMI Maintenance and Repair Apprenticeship Framework).

This qualification also provides a high level of underpinning knowledge and skills which may allow progression onto some higher level qualifications in automotive and engineering related subjects, such as the IMIAL Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles (VCQ). IMIAL Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles.

  • G0102 Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive Environment
  • G3 Job Roles in the Automotive Environment
  • G4 Materials, Fabrication, Tools and Measuring Devices used in the Automotive Environment
  • LV 01 Routine Light Vehicle Maintenence
  • LV 02.1 Light Vehicle Engine Mechanical, Lubrication and Cooling System Units and Components
  • LV 03 Removing and Replacing Light Vehicle Electrical Units and Components
  • LV 04 Removing and Replacing Light Vehicle Chassis Units and Components
  • LV 0506 Inspecting Light Vehicles Using Prescribed Methods