This level 2 knowledge and skills qualification is primarily designed to meet the needs of the Young Apprenticeship. It suits school & college students and leavers who wish to join the automotive industry.
It provides learners with the opportunity to study both the theory and practical aspects of a range of routine vehicle inspection, fitting and maintenance procedures:
- Routine light vehicle maintenance, including engine systems
- Inspecting, repairing and replacing light vehicle: standard and high performance tyres
- Carrying out light vehicle four wheel alignment
- Inspecting and replacing light vehicle: exhaust components, suspension dampers & springs, vehicle batteries and braking systems & components
Learners also gain a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace, agreeing customer vehicle needs and other skills associated with working in a garage.
This qualification offers the opportunity for progression onto a full IMI SSC Level 2 Apprenticeship, or one its component qualifications, e.g. a Light vehicle Level 2 Technical Certificate or a Vocational Competence Qualification (VCQ) for those who are employed.
The assessment of this VRQ is made up of 2 components:
a. IMI Awards set Practical Tasks
b. IMI Awards set Online Testing
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