Level 2 Traineeship in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair (Heavy Vehicle)

This Traineeship programme will enable you to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment within the heavy motor vehicle industry as a vehicle mechanic or technician.


Academic Year: 2024/25
Course Code: 10784
Campus: Lisburn
Study Type: Full-Time
Education Level Further Education
Department: Motor Vehicle

Available Sessions

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Campus & Course Type Start
Full-Time
Lisburn
02/09/2024
Course Overview

The Traineeship programme will allow participants to achieve a full Level 2 qualification and will comprise the following key elements:

A main vocational based qualification

Vocational skills development

Transversal and digital skills

Work placement

Literacy and numeracy qualifications at Level 2 (may include GCSE qualifications in English and Mathematics)

Additional qualifications deemed necessary for work within a sector e.g. Health and Safety, Manual Handling

IMI Level 2 Diploma in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles 

Subjects studied will include:

  • Skills in Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive Environment 
  • Knowledge of Health, Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Automotive Environment 
  • Skills in Supporting Job Roles in the Automotive Environment 
  • Knowledge of Support for Job Roles in the Automotive Environment 
  • Skills in Materials, Fabrication, Tools and Measuring Devices used in the Automotive Environment 
  • Knowledge of Materials, Fabrication, Tools and Measuring Devices used in the Automotive Environment 

You want to pursue a career in the heavy motor vehicle industry as an apprentice vehicle mechanic or technician working on larger vehicles. 

About the maintenance of heavy vehicles, vehicle inspection and health & safety.

Developing your wider skills As well as providing you with the technical skills and knowledge in your chosen area, the Traineeship will help you to develop a range of transversal skills that are important for employment including:   Problem solving, Teamwork, Communication, Time management, Entrepreneurship

The practical nature of this course in the College workshops.

Project Based Learning will also be a key feature of Traineeships. ‚ÄčThis is a dynamic approach to learning in which you will explore real-world problems and challenges that have been developed with employers. With this type of active and engaged learning, you will be inspired to obtain a deeper knowledge of the subjects you are studying and develop a wide range of hands-on skills.

Successful completion of this course will allow you to progress to the Level 3 qualification in Motor Vehicle Heavy under the apprenticeship programme if you secure employment or alternatively to FE at Level 3.

 4 GCSEs grade D-G, including grade 'D' in maths and grade 'E' in English or equivalent.

Applicants that have not obtained the above grades but can demonstrate an equivalent level of experiential learning may also undertake a NI Traineeship through Accreditation for Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).  Suitability will also be determined following an assessment of your current level of literacy and numeracy. If you have not obtained the stated entry grades for maths & English, but your assessment determines that you have the potential to achieve a Level 2 Essential Skill in numeracy and/or literacy over the duration of the NI Traineeship, you may be enrolled as an ‘Introductory’ Trainee, following the same programme as those of the Full NI Traineeship except for Essential Skills.  

*Entry criteria may be subject to change.

Available Sessions

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Campus & Course Type Start
Full-Time
Lisburn
02/09/2024

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Available Sessions

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Level 2 Traineeship in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair (Heavy Vehicle)
Y10784LF1A

Lisburn

02/09/2024
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Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

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