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SEG Level 2 Diploma in Motor Vehicle Studies – C7089

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Course Overview

Do you have a passion for cars? Are you Interested in working in the automotive industry? If so, this could be the perfect course for you. Our ABC Level 2 Diploma in Motor Vehicle Studies is designed to develop your motor vehicle knowledge and practical skills across all light-vehicle technologies at an intermediate level. Candidates aged 16-18 will be enrolled on a Vocational Study Programme which will include work experience, an employability programme, and either Functional Skills or GCSE Maths and English (depending on entry qualifications).

What You'll Learn

Year 1

The course is comprised of 5 core units – Automotive health and safety, Tools and equipment, Vehicle chassis systems, Vehicle electrics and Vehicle inspections. In our modern, well-equipped workshops you will learn how to safely carry out repair and maintenance on a wide range of training vehicles. In classroom/online-based theory sessions you will learn about theoretical principles for each automotive system. Throughout the course you will also undertake a Personal Social Development (PSD) programme which aims to equip you with range of transferable skills, including how to keep yourself safe, contribute to society and your local community, and communication teamwork skills.

Entry Requirements

Direct entry to this course for requires GCSEs in English and Maths at grade 3 or above (or Functional skills at level 2), plus two other GCSEs at grade 3 or above including a science or technical based subject. It is also desirable that you can demonstrate a minimum 90% attendance record in your previous education or employment. A suitable Level 1 qualification or relevant industry experience is desirable but not essential.

Progressing Learners will need to have successfully completed a Level 1 Diploma in Motor Vehicle Studies and completed any GCSE or Functional Skills learning aims included in previous course of study. Over this period, learners will also be required to demonstrate a minimum 90% attendance record and gain an acceptable reference from Programme Lead.

How you will be assessed

For each of the 5 core units, you will develop essential theoretical knowledge and practical skills. Every 8 weeks you will undertake a series of practical (workshop based) and knowledge assessments.

Course Fees

Tuition fees

Tuition Fees (16-18): £0.00

Tuition Fees (19+): £1500.00

Additional Costs

You are expected to obtain personal protective equipment (PPE) to be worn during all practical sessions. During the Induction period, you will be allocated a locker to store your PPE. Basic requirements are steel toe cap safety boots, and plain navy or black overalls (boiler suit style only). You can purchase your PPE from wherever you wish, however during enrolment you will be given details of some local companies who supply many of our students. The cost of the required PPE would be expected to cost between £30 and £45.

You will require some basic stationary (pens, pencils, ruler, ring binder, page dividers). You will be given a course Equipment List during enrolment, detailing specifics.

Material Fees



If the course is longer than one year the total fees are for the first year only and further fees may apply in future years. All fees are based on a ‘home’ learner status. Please contact us for information on overseas fees.

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Course and Career progression

Upon successful completion of the course, your progression options may include Automotive / Engineering T-Level (or equivalent qualification) or employment in the motor trade as part of a national apprenticeship scheme. Throughout your time on the course, you will also be able to meet with our awarding winning Careers Team who will provide guidance and expertise to help you decide about your next steps.

What Happens Next

Apply online via the College website, or if your school uses the Positive Steps @16 (PS16) application system please apply through this and speak to your careers advisor if you are unsure. You will need details of your qualifications, a reference, and a personal statement to complete your application. Once your application has been successfully processed, you will be sent a conditional offer and be invited to a Welcome Event/Interview online or at the College to meet your tutors, learn more about your chosen course of study and tour the facilities. You will then need to confirm your acceptance of the course offered to you.

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