City & Guilds Advanced Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles

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Level Up Your Auto Skills!

Get ready for an advanced automotive adventure that's all about mastering the ins and outs of light vehicles!

Supercharge Your Skills: In this program, you'll go beyond the basics and delve into diagnosing and fixing complex electrical, engine, transmission, driveline, and chassis system issues.

Unlock the Tech Wizard in You: Learn to use industry-standard tools, equipment, and materials, making you a pro in the workshop.

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Who is this course for?

If you’re in year 11 or 12 and are looking to take the next steps towards your career these courses are for you. Our vast selection of vocational courses span a range of subjects and combine academic study with practical skills. Study in industry standard facilities and use our industry links to prepare for progression.

Benefits / Skills

  • Diagnostic Expertise:
    • Acquire skills to test, diagnose, and rectify faults in light vehicles, including electrical, engine, transmission, driveline, and chassis systems.
  • Safety and Tools Mastery:
    • Learn how to safely operate industry-standard tools, equipment, and materials, ensuring a secure working environment.
  • Safety Focus:
    • Prioritize safety and health, minimizing workplace risks.
  • Industry Readiness:
    • Become well-prepared for roles in the automotive sector, with the ability to handle various vehicle system faults.

Entry Requirements

A relevant level 2 qualification and GCSEs at grade 4 including English, maths, and ideally science.

Career Progression

Progression may include a higher level apprenticeship or relevant employment

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Course Details


1 year

Study Type

Full time

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Course Fee (16-18)

No fee

Course Fee (Adult)

£5,421   You may be entitled to support with fees. Click here for more info.

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Course Facts


Take advantage of our bespoke workshops and garages to gain practical experience in a professional environment. Visit our Facebook @EngineeringLCC.

Labour Market

By 2024, the vehicle technician, mechanic and electrician labour market in Leeds is predicted to grow by 5.3%. (EMSI, 2019)

Student Testimonial

“I have cerebral palsy but I don’t let this hold me back. I get to spend every day doing something I love and learning more about it.” Nathan Hodgson Automotive Engineering student.
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