Faculty of
Construction & Manufacturing

Light Vehicle Maintenance


  • Title: Light Vehicle Maintenance
  • Code: F038121
  • Level: Level 2
  • Length: 1 Year(s)
  • Term: Full Time
  • Faculty: Construction & Manufacturing

Figures from the Employment Bureau indicate that employment in the motor vehicle sector can bring earnings of £26,000 plus.

The course is free to 16 - 18 year olds.

Units to be covered:

  • Health, safety and good housekeeping
  • Support for job roles
  • Materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices
  • Routine vehicle maintenance
  • Light vehicle engine mechanical, lubrication and cooling system units and components
  • Light vehicle fuel, ignition, air and exhaust system units
  • Engine units
  • Electrical units
  • Chassis units
  • Transmission and driveline units.
Level 2 – 4 x GCSE grade D or level 3 (including English and Maths)

There are several methods of assessment including practical assessments, tests and projects.

On completion of this course you can progress on to an apprenticeship.

This course is designed to give an insight into vehicle maintenance and offers progression routes onto the next level for suitable candidate.

Study Programme

All students at Oldham College will participate in a personalised study programme that will maximise your potential and enable you to progress onto employment, apprenticeships or higher education.

This means you will:

  • Study a core qualification in a vocational discipline and continue to develop your English and Maths skills through functional skills, GCSE resits and the option of Level 3 qualifications
  • Participate in meaningful work experience
  • Enjoy a range of enrichment opportunities e.g. basketball, archery, skiing and sign language
  • Take part in dedicated tutorial sessions to review your progress and development

Visit: www.oldham.ac.uk or Call: 0161 785 4000