IMI Apprenticeship Level 2 in Motor Vehicle Service & Repair

There are more than 32 million vehicles on the UK's roads, and we need plenty of technicians to keep them running. Motor vehicle technicians service, repair and replace parts of all types of vehicles, from mopeds to lorries. With the IMI Apprenticeship Level 2 in Motor Vehicle Service & Repair, you could work for a dealership and focus on a particular manufacturer, or work for an independent garage that deals with all different makes. In both, you'll choose your area of specialisation, whether that is motorcycles or vehicle electrical systems. You will be carrying out routine maintenance and basic repairs, as well as identifying and reporting faults.


Course Content

The framework consists of:

  • IMI NVQ Level 2 in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair
  • Level 2 Certificate in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities


Key Skills Level 1:

  • Application of Number
  • Communication
  • IT


  • Practical Competencies
  • Written Assessment
  • Oral Assessment
  • Observations in the workplace
  • On-line computer examinations


Anyone working a minimum of 16 hours per week in paid employment in the motor trade.

Entry Requirements

An average of Grade D/3 in English and Maths GCSEs or you will have successfully completed a Level 1 programme. You may also be asked to demonstrate your commitment and skills in an interview. If you don't have the required entry qualifications there will be an opportunity to demonstrate your abilities to undertake the course.


2 years, one day a week - Mondays.


NVQ Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Additional Information

This course currently incurs no fees for 16-18 year old student. An Employer fee will be charged for 19+ and Adult Apprentices. 
If you are an employer and interested in any of our Apprenticeships for your staff, please email our dedicated Enterprise and Employment Zone team: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Start date - September


For information about course costs, please see the Carshalton College fees policy.


Carshalton College is located in the town of Carshalton, Surrey and is ideally suited to students based in Sutton, Croydon and London.

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