IMI Diploma Level 2 Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

What is special about this course?

The course develops the skills learned in the IMI Diploma Level 1 Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair programme and includes more in-depth understanding of fuel, braking, chassis, engineering and transmission systems.

This course is certified by the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) and delivered at SCQF Level 5.

Entry requirements

School leavers

  • Interview
  • IMI Diploma Level 1 Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair and/or
  • 3 National 4 passes, including English and Mathematics or Physics

Mature students

  • Interview
  • There are no formal entry requirements for mature applicants, though it is expected that applicants can provide evidence of skills and knowledge gained in the motor vehicle industry, as detailed in your personal statement with the application.

Subjects include:

  • Knowledge and practical skills in braking systems
  • Fuel systems
  • Transmission systems
  • Vehicle electrical and electronic systems diagnostics
  • Workshop safety
  • Core skills.

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

How long will my course last?

1 year

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus

Start date



For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

What can I do on completion of my course?

What can you do next?

  • Employment within the motor vehicle industry
  • A modern apprenticeship within the motor vehicle industry
  • IMI Diploma Level 3 Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (SCQF Level 6/7)

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