As the region’s most established automotive training provider, we offer a range of competitive courses that are perfect for any career within the motor industry.
Our reputation speaks for itself but to prove we are highly rated, our new and exciting courses have been approved by the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI).
You will get unbeatable commercial experience at Nottingham College. Our commercial garage will help you gain experience working on real customers’ vehicles and will develop your awareness of working in a commercial environment.
So, our students have the most current industry knowledge and hands-on-experience, our workshops are fully equipped with the latest diagnostic equipment and technology, used by motor industry professionals.
Studying with us will give you the skills that future employers look for, an understanding of different roles people play to make car dealerships a success and a sound ability to use the latest equipment to diagnose and repair vehicles.
Depending on which level you study at, you will learn about engines, chassis, electrical systems, suspension, gearboxes and everything you will need to become a vehicle technician. We also have multiple diagnostic systems in use and online simulation packages to enhance your learning experience, including having an awareness of the tools needed for every job.
On top of all this, at Nottingham College, you will have the chance to learn about customer service and the importance of good communication skills, working on your own and as part of a team.
We are proud to offer a range of qualifications, from Entry 3 through to courses at Levels 1, 2 and 3, which include the servicing and repair of electrical and hybrid vehicles. Our Level 4 master technician qualification allows students to further increase their professional knowledge.
We have responded to industry needs by increasing our motor vehicle course content and training - which have been specially designed to provide the practical skills, experience and knowledge needed to thrive in a modern, competitive and ever growing automotive industry.
All of our motor vehicle courses equip our students with the skills and abilities that are becoming more and more important to employers in the industry - especially as sales of hybrid and electric vehicles increase. These skills open up more opportunities to Nottingham College students, with demand expected to continue to increase in the future.
There are a vast number of career options in the industry – whether you would like to be an Automotive technician, a Caravan Technician, a Customer Service Advisor, an Electrician, a Forecourt Sales Assistant, a Garage Manager, a Mechanic Engineer, a Motorcycle Technician, a Motorsport Technician or a Vehicle Body Repair Operator – there are many choices available to you.
If you are interested in starting a Motor Vehicle Apprenticeship now, you can view the current vacancies available by visiting the pages below:
- There’s currently 814,000 people employed across UK Auto.
- The automotive industry is a vital part of the UK economy - accounting for more than £77.5 billion turnover and £18.9 billion value added.
- There’s approx 170,000 people employed directly in manufacturing and in excess of 815,000 across the wider automotive industry.
- 160 countries currently import UK-built vehicles
- More than 30 manufacturers build in excess of 70 models of vehicle in the UK - supported by 2,500 component providers and some of the world’s most skilled engineers.
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