Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (IMI) Level 2 Diploma

Edinburgh College


Midlothian Campus, Sighthill Campus


This course will develop your skills and knowledge gained during the Level 1 Certificate in Transport Maintenance (or equivalent) and use them to study technical subjects in more depth. The areas you will cover include Fabrication Skills, Routine Maintenance, Engine Mechanical Systems, Electrical Operating Systems, Chassis Systems, Transmission Systems and Vehicle Inspection.

The course is taught at the body repair workshop and classroom areas at Edinburgh College’s Sighthill and Midlothian campus’. Workshop learning will allow you to work on live vehicles to best simulate a realistic working environment. The workshops have all the necessary resources for you to fully engage in the motor vehicle industry.

During this course you will enhance your core skills which can be applied to everyday life and future employment in areas such as communication, numeracy, ICT, problem-solving and working with others. You will be assessed on your knowledge and skills. Upon completion of these assignments, you will submit them into your ePortfolio.

The course will ensure you are well prepared for employment in the automotive industry. It also provides progression onto the IMI Level 3 course at SCQF 7.

Entry Requirements

English, Maths and a science or technological subject at National 5; or Transport Maintenance (Heavy Vehicle) or (Light Vehicle) (IMI) Level 1 Certificate.

Progression Routes

IMI Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles (SCQF 7)

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Automotive Engineering

SCQF Level


Career Area

Garage Services

Career Sectors

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

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