Level 2 Diploma HGV Course

Level 2 Diploma HGV Course

Level 2 Diploma HGV Course

There is a significant demand across the country for skilled and qualified Heavy Goods Vehicle technicians. Employers need committed, well trained and enthusiastic workers. By undertaking this course you will in gain the knowledge and skills needed to be a valuable team member.

Completing and achieving this course will demonstrate to employers that you have gained the right knowledge and experience to help them in their business and encourage them to invest in you and your career.

The course provides vocationally related knowledge and skills which will improve employability within these vocations. Successful completion of units or the full award can contribute to the achievement of a VCQ when you have gained employment in a Heavy vehicle workplace.

Included in the course:

  • Health and Safety in the working in environment
  • Vehicle Electrics
  • Maintenance & Repair
  • Pneumatic Systems
  • Diesel Engines
  • Clutch and Transmissions
  • Braking Systems
  • Maintenance Servicing

What will I do on this course?

You will study health, safety and good housekeeping in a workshop environment.

Practical work will include, materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices, routine heavy vehicle maintenance, removing and replacing engine units, electrical units, chassis units, driveline units, transmission units, steering and suspension units,  fuel, ignition, air and exhaust system units and their components. You will also conduct inspection of vehicles using prescribed methods.

You will undertake practical tasks in the workshop and theory work in the classroom over a 36 week period. You will also undertake work experience with an employer.


16-18 years, 4 GCSEs at Grade 3 (D in the old grading structure) including maths and/or English minimum (or equivalent)

FREE course for 16-18 year olds

Course Summary

Length of study:
1 year


Term dates

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Study option(s):
Full time

Course level:
Level 2

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Making your application

We will check your application to see if you meet the standard entry requirements for the course. If you do, you’ll receive an invitation via email to attend an interview with a Curriculum Tutor.

Fees and funding

If you are aged 16-18 and applying for a full-time programme, then you will not have to pay for your course. If you are aged 19+ then there may be a fee for your course.

Why Coventry

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