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Motor Vehicle

If you’re interested in a career in the motor industry and would like an unbeatable experience – read on!

We are the region’s most established provider of automotive training, with courses approved by the motor industry body: the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI).

Our workshops are fully equipped with the latest diagnostic equipment and technology, to ensure our students have the most up-to-date industry knowledge, and hands-on experience with the kit used by motor industry professionals. 

Our wide range of cars, bikes and engine-based projects will allow you to gain experience working on different types of vehicles. This will help you to prepare for your future career, by developing your awareness of working in a typically varied automotive environment. 

Depending on the course level, you will learn all about engines, chassis, electrical systems, suspension, gearboxes, and all the other elements needed to become a vehicle technician. We have multiple diagnostic systems in use, online simulation packages to enhance your learning experience and the tools for every job. You’ll also have the chance to learn about customer service and the importance of good communication skills, working individually and as part of a team. 

We are also proud to offer a range of qualifications, from Level 1 to Level 3 that include the servicing and repair of electric and hybrid vehicles. These new skills and levels of technical knowledge are already opening up more job opportunities for our students, with demand expected to continue to increase in the future.

You can download a course or apprenticeship guide here.

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Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Calibration (IMI Level 2 Award)

This course is perfect if you already have a motor vehicle qualification and have an interest in gaining the knowledge in diagnosing, rectifying and recalibrating Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS).

Automotive Maintenance - Motorcycle (Level 1 IMI Diploma) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you’re bike-mad and want to get a real qualification with real career prospects. You’ll get the technical knowledge needed in today’s motorcycle repair industry.

Automotive Technology (Level 1) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you’re interested in cars and are wanting to take your first step into the motor industry.

Diagnosing, Rectifying and Recalibrating Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) Components (IMI Level 3 Award)

This course is perfect if you already have a motor vehicle qualification and have an interest in gaining knowledge in diagnosing, rectifying and recalibrating Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS).

Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Hazard Management for Emergency and Recovery Personnel (IMI Level 2 Award)

This course is for you if you have an interest in gaining the knowledge to work safely around electric/hybrid vehicles during emergency and recovery situations.

IMI Automotive Refrigerant Handling (F-Gas) Accreditation

This Defra-approved qualification offers a single unit solution for experienced automotive Mobile Air Conditioning (MAC) technicians.

IMI Electric/Hybrid Motorcycle System Repair and Replacement (Level 3)

If you would like to work on Electric/Hybrid Motorcycles, then this qualification is for you.

IMI Hydrogen Vehicle Awareness (Level 1 Award) - Part-time

This course is for you if you have an interest in gaining the knowledge to work safely within the automotive retail industry as it continues to see an increase in hydrogen vehicles entering the workplace.

IMI MET Technician Accreditation

This qualification is perfect if your job role involves the repair of vehicles typically involved in accidents or similar incident circumstances.

IMI Paint Technician Accreditation

This qualification is perfect if your job role involves the repair of vehicles typically involved in accidents or similar incident circumstances.

IMI Panel Technician Accreditation

This qualification is perfect if your job role involves the repair of vehicles typically involved in accidents or similar incident circumstances.

Level 2 IMI Electric/Hybrid Vehicles Routine Maintenance Activities - Part-time

This award is designed for technicians who maintain and repair hybrid technology vehicles, but not the hybrid system itself.

Level 3 IMI Electric/Hybrid Vehicle System Repair and Replacement

This course is perfect if you want to be able to carry out a risk assessment on high voltage systems prior to working on them, as well as minimising the risk of injury to persons in contact with high voltage…

Level 4 IMI Diagnosis, Testing and Repair of Electric/Hybrid Vehicles and Components

This course is perfect if you want to learn the diagnosis, testing and repair of electric vehicles and components.

Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles - Fast Track (Level 2 IMI Diploma) (16-18)- Full-time

This course is perfect if you’re aged 16-18 and looking to use your sound academic ability to fast track your skills and knowledge of car maintenance and repair further. Our Level 2 Fast Track is a great way to help…

Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles (Level 2 IMI Certificate) (19+) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you’re aged 19 or over and looking to take your skills and knowledge of car maintenance and repair further.

Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles (Level 2 IMI Diploma) (16-18) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you’re aged 16-18 and looking to take your skills and knowledge of car maintenance and repair further.

Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles (Level 3 City & Guilds Diploma) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you’re serious about a career in the motor industry and want to take your professional automotive skills to the next level.

Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Principles (Level 2 IMI Certificate) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you’d like a career as a motorcycle technician. We’ll help you build on your existing knowledge and learn more complex techniques.

Step into STEM (Engineering, Electrical & Automotive) (Entry Level) (16-18) Full-time

This qualification is for students who would like to gain core knowledge and understanding of Engineering, Electrical and Automotive industries whilst studying towards their GCSE English and Maths.

T Level in Maintenance, Installation and Repair - Light and Electric Vehicles (16-18) (Level 3) - Full-time

T Levels are new courses which will follow GCSEs and are equivalent to studying three A Levels. These two-year courses have been developed in collaboration with employers and businesses so that the content meets the needs of industry and prepares…

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