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Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair

Course Code: VMSC2

Level: 2
Subject area: Engineering, Automotive & Marine
Awarding body: City & Guilds
Qualification: Certificate
Course type: Full-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One year
When you'll study: Three days a week

About the course

If you want to turn your passion for motorbikes into a career, this qualification will provide you with a thorough set of skills that will see you roaring towards success.

The course is perfectly designed to strategically build upon the knowledge you gained from the level 1 qualification,  and you will acquire more advanced skills that are linked to electrical and electronic systems. Like the level 1 course,  you will learn by doing and you will get your hands on more complex and powerful bikes, giving you a full and comprehensive set of diagnostic and maintenance skills.


What you'll learn

Over the course of a year, you will develop your skills and knowledge in relation to the following:

  • importance of health and safety
  • correct tools and materials
  • customer service
  • motorcycle construction
  • routine maintenance
  • principles of motorcycle engines
  • brakes, tyres and suspension systems
  • electrical and electronic systems
  • assembly of brand-new motorbikes
  • communication with customers and suppliers.
Entry requirements

In our experience, to be successful on this course you will need to have completed the Level 1 Motorcycle Maintenance Diploma and have gained a grade 4/C or above in GCSE maths and English or an equivalent level 2 qualification in English/maths. 


You will be assessed through a variety of practical tasks and assessments, and paper exams.

What's next?

Successful completing of this course can lead to employment as a motorcycle technician or progression to a level 3 Apprenticeship.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2022/23 (August 2022 – July 2023). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2023/24.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)


Course Code: VMSC2

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £1999

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 This course is free for this age group
19 - 23 A(Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.