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Motor Vehicle

Do you have a passion for motor vehicles? Are you eager to pursue a career working with cars?

Through our purpose-built Construction and Automotive Green Technology Centre, you will receive instruction from tutors who have real industry experience. Our new centre offers dedicated study spaces for theoretical learning and state-of-the-art equipment for practical hands-on experience. These courses are meticulously crafted to provide you with a dynamic approach that enhances your skills.

If you envision yourself revitalising vintage cars or working on sports vehicles, these courses serve as the perfect stepping stone into the automotive industry.

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What can I study?

Motor Vehicle Repair - Level 1

Learn the basics of repairing a vehicle with our Level 1 course!

Length: 1 Year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: Construction and Automotive Green Technology Centre

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Motor Vehicle Repair – Level 2

Gain an understanding of motor vehicle repairs on our Level 2 course!

Length: 1 Year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: Construction and Automotive Green Technology Centre

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Motor Vehicle Repair - Level 3

Expand on your motor vehicle repair skills and knowledge on our Level 3 course!

Length: 2 Years
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: Construction and Automotive Green Technology Centre

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Vehicle Respraying - Level 1

Get into a unique career of vehicle respraying on our Level 1 course!

Length: 1 Year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: Construction and Automotive Green Technology Centre

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Vehicle Respraying - Level 2

Gain an understanding of vehicle respraying with our Level 2 course!

Length: 1 Year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: Construction and Automotive Green Technology Centre

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Vehicle Respraying - Level 3

Hone in on your knowledge and skills on our Level 3 Vehicle Respraying course!

Length: 2 Years
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: Construction and Automotive Green Technology Centre

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What can I do with a qualification in Motor Vehicle?

Daily tasks:

  • Repairs and services air conditioning, heating and engine-cooling systems.
  • Installs additional electrical amenities such as radio/CD players, aerials.
  • Checks condition of electrical/electronic systems and carries out servicing tasks.
  • Diagnoses faults in electrical/electronic circuitry, removes faulty components and fits replacements.
  • Carries out routine maintenance checks on oil and air filters, brakes and other vehicle parts/systems.
  • Reassembles, tests, adjusts and tunes the appropriate parts, systems or entire engine.
  • Removes, dismantles, repairs and replaces defective parts and prepares new parts using appropriate tools.
  • Visually checks, test drives or uses test equipment to diagnose engine and mechanical faults.

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Daily tasks:

  • Positions, secures and repairs external fittings including windows, doors, door handles, catches and roof attachments.
  • Installs and repairs interior fittings including seats, seatbelts and fascia in cars, sinks and special features in caravans and mobile shops.
  • Hammers out dents in bodywork, fills in small depressions or corroded areas in solder, plastic or other filler compound and replaces body panels using hand and power tools.
  • Repairs damage to chassis and engine mountings using hydraulic rams, jacks and jigs.
  • Selects, cuts, shapes and assembles materials to form parts of vehicle underframe, framework and body.
  • Diagnoses job requirements or ascertains work specifications from drawings or instructions.

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What can I do with a qualification in Motor Vehicle?

How can I progress?

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Levels Explained

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