Course Details

  • Whether you’re just leaving school and want to join the automotive industry, are already employed and want to enhance your skills with a relevant qualification, or would just like to develop your working knowledge of car electrics, this Level 2 Diploma in Auto Electrical and Mobile Electrical Principles could be the perfect course for you.

    Throughout the duration of the course you’ll cover both the theoretical and practical aspects of a range of topics, including diagnosing and repairing electrical units, as well as locating and correcting simple electrical faults. You’ll learn how to enhance vehicle electrical system features and how to conduct pre and post work inspections. You will even get the chance to develop your skills in removing and fitting basic mechanical, electrical and trim (MET) components.

    This qualification forms the knowledge component of the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) Sector Skills Council’s Auto Electrical and Mobile Electrical Installation Apprenticeship framework. It’s based upon industry-specific National Occupational Standards and will give you good knowledge, practical experience and a recognised qualification to advance onto further training.

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    Work Experience is a vital part of the course and you will be supported in finding a work placement relevant to your study.

  • During the course, your assessment will be made up of both online tests (including multiple choice questions and written assignments) and practical, hands-on tasks in the workshop, set by IMI.

  • After you’ve completed this Level 2 Diploma, you’ll be well equipped with a wide knowledge of vehicle electrical principles and the ability to show your expertise to current or perspective employers for a career in the automotive industry. It’s the ideal step to the Vocational Competence Qualification (VCQ) and can be used as credit towards it.

    If you want to advance your knowledge and abilities further, you could also progress onto the Level 3 Diploma in Auto Electrical and Mobile Electrical Principles with us here at The Manchester College.

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  • If you need help with affording college, there are a number of different finance and funding options available to you. You might be eligible for special bursary support or extra help from the government.

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