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Level 2 Certificate in Motor Vehicle Fitting

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Level 2 Certificate in Motor Vehicle Fitting

Full-time (Further Education)


Please note: We recommend that you have access to a laptop or Chromebook to enable coursework to be completed digitally at home. There is a dedicated IT Digital Inclusion fund to support those learners who do not have a digital device and are unable to purchase one.

Course Description

This Level 2 Certificate in vehicle fitting principles is for anyone developing a career in the motor industry who wants to develop practical skills in and broaden their understanding of motor vehicle systems, such as tyres, brake systems, exhausts and laser wheel alignments. Successful candidates will have the skills needed to apply for an automotive Advanced Apprenticeship or similar engineering pathway.

Entry Criteria

Level 1 Foundation Engineering Craft or 3 GCSE grade D or above.


Mix of practical workshop sessions with classroom based theory.

Your programme will include a combination of:

  • Essential Skills qualifications and/or
  • GCSE resits
Essential Skills

This may include a combination of Application of Number, Communication, Digital Literacy and Essential Employability Skills

GCSE resits

This may include GCSE Numeracy/Maths and/or Welsh/English Language.

Maths & Welsh/English

If you don't achieve a C or above in Maths and/ or English/Welsh, we will support you to retake these subjects as part of your study programme.


Work is assessed through a mix of ongoing practical activities, online exams and in house written assessments.


Successful completion can lead to employment in vacancies such as tyre fitting, vehicle fitter, 4 wheel alignment technician or to an Apprenticeship in the Automotive Sector. Learners can also progress to the full Level 2 Diploma in Automotive Maintenance, subject to application and interview.

Other details

Course type: Full-time (Further Education)

Level: 2

Programme Area:

  • Engineering


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