Motor Vehicle

Pursuing a career as a motor vehicle or HGV technician would see you tasked with identifying faults, communicating these to the customer and carrying out the repairs. If you choose to enrol on a motor vehicle course with us you will learn in some of the best equipped workshops in the UK and be taught by highly experienced, industry qualified tutors.

What’s happening in the industry?

With over 2.5 million new cars registered in the last year alone there’s going to be no shortage of work within the automotive industry. Leicestershire is home to East Midlands Airport, both an international passenger airport and the second largest freight handling airport in the UK - resulting in a thriving transport and logistics sector.

The Institute of the Motor Industry reported in 2018 that 345,600 people currently work in this dynamic industry; such is the demand for skilled workers.

Courses

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Advanced Apprenticeship Vehicle Maintenance and Repair - Heavy Vehicle - Level 3

This is an extension from the Level 2 course, which includes diagnosing and rectifying faults on heavy vehicles. It consists of a VCQ completed from your workplace evidence and a VRQ completed on day release at college.

18/19
Advanced Apprenticeship Vehicle Maintenance and Repair - Light Vehicle - Level 3

This is a day release course, accessed by prior full achievement of the Level 2 Apprenticeship. This qualification covers advanced technology topics including hybrid and alternative fuels, CAN bus systems and diagnostic principles using Scan tools and oscilloscopes.

18/19
Apprenticeship Standard Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician - Bus, Coach and HGV - Level 3

This is the new apprenticeship Standard which includes diagnosing and rectifying faults on heavy vehicles. It consists of competence elements completed from your workplace evidence and a knowledge completed on day release at college.

18/19
Apprenticeship Vehicle Maintenance and Repair - Light Vehicle - Level 2

This is a one day a week day release programme for work based learners who are employed in a workplace suitable for an apprenticeship. Studies will include technical aspects of light vehicles and the student will be expected to develop a portfolio of practical tasks from the workplace across all vehicle areas. Maths, English and ICT will also be studied.

18/19
ATA Diagnostics Level 3

ATA diagnostic tests are a method for light vehicle technicians to prove their ability to diagnose and rectify complex faults in light vehicle systems. These systems cover steering, suspension, electrics and engine systems on cars and light vans.

18/19
Automotive Engineering HNC

The Higher National Certificate in Automotive Engineering is designed for both the professional manager and the inspirational developer who wishes to clarify academic achievement with vocational experience.

18/19
IRTEC Bus & Coach Inspection Technician

The aim of this assessment is to show the competence of personnel in the inspection of Buses and Coaches. This provides industry and the general public with confidence that persons with Irtec qualifacations are competent to undertake these duties within the scope of their certification.

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IRTEC Bus & Coach Service Maintenance Technician

The aim is to show the competence of personnel in the maintenance and repair of Buses and Coaches by way of various assessments. This provides industry and the general public with confidence that persons with irtec qualifications are competent to undertake these duties within the scope of their certification.

18/19
IRTEC Large Commercial Vehicle Inspection Technician (IT)

The aim of this assessment is to show the competence of personnel in the inspection of Large Commercial Vehicles. This provides industry and the general public with confidence that persons with Irtec qualifications are competent to undertake these duties within the scope of their certification.

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IRTEC Large Commercial Vehicle Service Maintenance Technician

The aim is to show the competence of personnel in the maintenance and repair of Large Commercial Vehicles by way of various assessments. This provides industry and the general public with confidence that persons with irtec qualifications are competent to undertake these duties within the scope of their certification.

18/19
IRTEC Trailer Inspection Technician

The aim of this assessment is to show the competence of personnel in the inspection of Commercial Trailers. This provides industry and the general public with confidence that persons with Irtec qualifications are competent to undertake these duties within the scope of their certification.

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IRTEC Trailer Service Maintenance Technician

The aim is to show the competence of personnel in the maintenance and repair of Commercial Trailers by way of various assessments. This provides industry and the general public with confidence that persons with irtec qualifications are competent to undertake these duties within the scope of their certification.

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Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Diploma Level 2 - Full Time

A course for people who would like a career in the retail motor repair industry.

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Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Level 1 - Full Time

This course covers the basic technical needs for today's motor vehicle repair industry. It provides essential knowledge for service technicians working on light vehicles (cars and vans) in all types of garages, dealerships and maintenance depots.

18/19
NAMA Vehicle Appraiser - Level 3 (1 Day)

NAMA Vehicle Appraiser - Level 3 (1 day).

See press release by NAMA - 27/07/2015 www.NAMA-UK.com

18/19
Vehicle Fitting Principles Diploma Level 2 - Full Time

A course for people who would like a career in the retail motor industry.

This course has given me the practical hands on skills and experience I need to succeed within what is a really competitive industry. I’m really confident about my future.