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Motor Vehicle

Learn the tools of the trade and get your motor mechanics career into gear. You will gain the knowledge and understanding needed in the repair of light vehicles, including engines, brakes, tyres, steering and suspension.

Our motor vehicle courses are delivered in our very own real life motor vehicle workshop to give you practical hands on experience working on engines breaks and tyres. As a student on these courses, you will be serving real clients, working on their cars and experiencing a fully operational car garage.

Why choose us?

  • Employer links
    We have fantastic links with lots of employers including Prestige Motors, Jungheinrich and Ricks Motors, who will enhance your learning with guest lectures and workshop sessions.
  • Work placement
    You will gain fantastic opportunities by completing work experience with an employer of your choice. Many previous students have been offered apprenticeships and employment as a result of this.
  • Trips and visits
    Getting you out into industry is important to us. You will experience exciting opportunities watching race cars at the NEC Auto Sports show as well as visiting car factories and local garages.
  • Facilities
    We have our very own real life motor vehicle workshop where you will serve real clients, working on their cars with the chance to experience a fully operational car garage.

Career options

The fast-moving automotive industry continues to keep society moving. Embarking on a career in this sector could see you working on the latest car designs, or even in the world of racing cars. Over 570,000 people are employed in the UK Retail Automotive Industry and salaries can go up to £35k-£45k per year as a breakdown engineer for example.


  • Auto Electrician
  • Breakdown Engineer
  • Motor Mechanic
  • Motor Vehicle Fitter
  • Motorsport Engineer
  • Service Manager
  • Vehicle Body Repairer

Meet our Motor Vehicle tutor, Steve Joyce:

Meet our students

Rebecca Woodward - motor vehicle studentRebecca was initially terrified being the only girl on the course, but after meeting the tutors she felt instantly at ease. She has made great friendships with all of her course mates. She loves that the course is so practical and hands on.

“I learn so much faster than I expected, and we consistently finish projects way ahead of schedule.”