Emtec Colleges Limited (ECL) is a British company based in Nottingham, East Midlands (England). ECL provides vocational training in the automotive retail and repair industry. Our core business covers automotive technology, sales, customer service and management.

ECL senior management team members have been involved in the UK and global automotive industry and international engineering sector for a number of years - with over 25 years working relationship with the Institute of the Motor Industry both in the UK and overseas markets.

The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) was established in 1920. IMI Awards is an independently-run limited company and is the UK’s only Awarding Body that is 100% focused on the motor industry. With >80% market share, IMI Awards offers an unrivalled range of motor industry qualifications.

Recognized by governments and education authorities around the world, with over 70,000 students globally - IMI Awards offers a comprehensive portfolio of international qualifications for individuals seeking to demonstrate professional competence to the highest level.

ECL’s core activity is totally focused on developing and supporting Approved Centres (Universities, Colleges, Schools & Vehicle Manufacturer’s) to deliver these Internationally recognized qualifications via. a robust training, assessment and certification system in overseas markets.

ECL can also provide a variety of personal opportunities for both students and staff from partner organisations here in the UK.

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A Level students have their sights firmly set on Oxford


Hard-working A Level students Talia and Oliver have secured places at the prestigious University of Oxford.

College Statement on Student Mariam Moustafa


Today (Thursday 15 March) the College is shocked and saddened to report the death of 18 year old engineering student Mariam Moustafa following a violent assault in Nottingham City Centre on 20 February.

Charlotte's made-up about her dream career


From weddings, proms and fashion shows to theatre productions, TV adverts and even feature films! These are just some of the exciting jobs that talented Charlotte has been working on since graduating from College.

Sofia’s career journey is becoming beautiful


Sofia's apprenticeship career path is steering her in a beautiful direction

Talented graphic designers help launch OWEN Trust


Design student Dean creates winning OWEN Trust logo, helping to raise awareness about open water safety.

Award winning Ruddington Arms team plan to shake & stir students with Small Plates & Cocktails event


The Ruddington Arms is collaborating with our Adams Restaurant again for a one-off Small Plates and Cocktails Evening.

Students Celebrate the Women of Nottingham


Photography students at Nottingham College have launched a unique campaign to celebrate International Women’s Day today (Thursday 8 March 2018).

Businesses pledge to help young people develop their digital skills


The College hosted Nottingham's first Digital Skills Summit last week which was attended by more than 50 delegates from local digital businesses.

College Apprenticeship Fair broadens pupil career horizons


Apprenticeship Fair motivates school learners

Automotive apprenticeship helps motor vehicle enthusiast steam ahead


Auto repair apprenticeship steers Callum in the right direction

Construction apprenticeship helps Ewan build his future


Ewan's apprenticeship helps construct his future

Council give College City Hub development the green light


Plans approved for two new developments as new Broadmarsh area starts to take shape

Charmaine’s community learning experience gives her a fresh start


Charmaine gains her first job through Community Learning Academy

MasterChef finalists inspire culinary stars of the future


Hospitality and Catering students got the chance to work alongside finalists from the BBC 2 cooking show MasterChef: The Professionals today (16th February) as part of a special restaurant takeover.