• Level 2
  • Reference 600/0282/7
  • Total Qualification Time 392
  • Guided Learning Hours 356-381
  • Subject Area Non-Technical
  • Type Parts

Who is it suitable for?

This learning programme provides the essential knowledge for vehicle parts personnel working with a wide range of vehicles in all types of garages, dealerships and specialist vehicle parts outlets.


This VRQ covers the basic techniques for today's industry:

  • All aspects of health and safety
  • Maintaining positive relationships and good housekeeping 
  • Basic vehicle knowledge 
  • Customer awareness and service 
  • Handling, receiving and storing parts 
  • Selecting parts, assembling orders and loading goods 
  • Workplace security 
  • Parts interpretation and deliveries 
  • Stock control 
  • Process payments


When an apprentice has achieved a L2 Apprenticeship, they can then choose to broaden their education and training in other ways from this firm base.


The qualification is assessed via:

  • online multi-choice testing 
  • a range of off-the-job assessments
  • 50% is assessed in a practical work environment

Want to know more?

Please contact an IMI approved centre.


View this qualification on the Register of Regulated Qualifications


Documentation for IMI Centres

Find more information and documentation in IMI Connect

Start Date: Sat, 01/01/2011
End Date: Thu, 31/12/2026
Certificate End Date: Mon, 31/12/2029

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