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Engineering Courses at Lancaster & Morecambe College

Vehicle Fitting Operations Level 2

egg-timerFull Time
arrowLevel 2
hat16-18, Adult FT
calendar1 Year
pinLancaster & Morecambe College
Start date: 04/09/2023

Vehicle Fitting Operations Level 2 is designed to cover the theoretical and practical aspect of garage operations, including; light vehicle tyres, exhaust systems, batteries and brakes. The course is both classroom and workshop based with practical and on-line assessments.

Learners will also gain a broad knowledge of health and safety in the workplace along with other skills associated with working in a garage.

Course Overview

You will study the following:

  • Health, safety and best practice

  • Support for automotive job roles

  • Materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices

  • Inspect, repair and replace light vehicle tyres

  • Inspect and replace exhaust components

  • Inspect, test and replace vehicle batteries

  • Inspect and replace brake system components

All LMC students will receive tutorial support and take a programme of Functional Skills including English & Maths.

LMC has guest speakers along with joint events for all students. There is also an excellent opportunity to take part in National Citizen Service (NCS) which gives learners opportunities for bonding and stepping outside of their comfort zones.

Progression Routes

Upon course completion many of our students choose to progress straight into full time work, self-employment, Higher Education or a Level 3 course at Lancaster & Morecambe College.

There are a variety of exciting roles within the Vehicle Fitting Operations industry, such as:

  • Motor vehicle fitter

  • Vehicle body repairer

  • Car manufacturing worker

  • Workshop supervisor or manager

  • Breakdown and recovery service

  • Vehicle damage assessor

  • Business owner

You can discover all the opportunities available to you by exploring the full list of careers in this industry.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at grade D/3 or higher including GCSE English and Maths, OR a Level 1 related qualification PLUS grade D/3 or higher in English or Maths.

All students aged 16 -19 are required to study Functional Skills English & Maths qualifications or GCSE English & Maths if not already awarded a grade C/4 or higher in these subjects.

If you have a grade D/3 at GCSE you will study English &/or Maths GCSE. Students with a grade lower than D/3 will work towards GCSE through the study of English & Maths Functional Skills.

Entry criteria will be applied at the discretion of the course manager.

How to Apply

If you would like to apply for this course, please click 'Apply' in the top right, follow the steps, and our Admissions Team will be in touch with you

For more information, advice and guidance please phone Student & Learning Services on 01524 521385 or 0800 306306 or email

Course code: A30814-A1A