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L2 Diploma in Vehicle Fitting Competence

Who is it suitable for?

This VCQ is for:

  • school and college learners on work placements/apprenticeships who wish to join the automotive industry
  • employees working within the industry who are seeking to enhance and/or demonstrate their experience and competence in their work role. Please note, experienced staff enter on to a VCQ programme at the level suited to their role and competence.

This is a work-based automotive qualification that assesses the competence and knowledge that vehicle fitters require to perform their job role effectively. These technicians will work on a wide range of vehicles in all types of garages, dealerships and fast fit businesses.


This VCQ is an integral part of IMI SSC Maintenance and Repair Apprenticeship Framework (Vehicle Fitting Route). Therefore learners (normally aged 16-25) who are keen to build a career in the industry can take this VCQ as part of the Apprenticeship framework.

Learners are required to demonstrate all of the evidence requirements, learning outcomes, assessment criteria through workplace evidence. Full guidance documents and assessment records are supplied by the IMI.


This VCQ is a fundamental part of IMI SSC Maintenance and Repair Apprenticeship Framework. When the Level 2 Apprenticeship is completed, an apprentice can progress to a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship, or broaden their education and training in other ways from this firm base.


The knowledge component of this qualification is also independently assessed via online testing. The tests are mapped to each knowledge unit's learning outcomes and assessment criteria to ensure coverage. These tests are marked electronically by the IMI.

Want to know more?

Please contact an IMI approved centre. 

View this qualification on the Register of Regulated Qualifications