Motor Vehicle

This programme is designed to prepare you for the world of work in the Motor Vehicle industry. You will gain practical knowledge and experience from our highly skilled staff, as well as improving skills such as communication, teamwork, health and safety, and customer care. You will also be given opportunities to participate in work placements with experts from reputable companies across Newcastle.

Course details

There are some excellent progression opportunities in the Motor Vehicle Industry; such as:

  • Car Manufacturing
  • Specialist Vehicle Technician
  • Breakdown Services
  • Service Centre / Dealerships
  • Armed Forces
  • Motor shop/Motorsport
  • Self Employment
  • Vehicle Aftermarket

Level 1 Course content:

  • Health and Safety
  • Tools and Equipment
  • Retail Automotive Maintenance
  • Basic Valeting
  • Ignition Engine Systems
  • Cooling & Lubrication
  • Steering and Suspension
  • Vehicle Braking Systems
  • Wheels and Tyres
  • Exhaust System Maintenance

Level 2 Course Content:

  • Health and Safety
  • Supporting Job Roles
  • Materials, Fabrication, Tools and Measuring
  • Light Vehicle Maintenance
  • Component Removal/Replacement
  • Engine Mechanical, Lubrication and Cooling Systems
  • Fuel, Ignition, Air and Exhaust Systems
  • Electrical Unit Removal/Replacement
  • Driveline and Transmission Removal/Replacement
  • Customer Service
  • Inspection Skills

The programme will also include: Personal Social Development, Employability Skills, Maths, English (Functional Skills to GCSE), and Digital Skills.

All of our qualifications are nationally recognised.

Entry Requirements: None. Individual needs will be assessed at interview to ensure you are enrolled in the most suitable programme.

Progression Routes: There are some excellent progression opportunities in the Motor Vehicle industry such as car manufacturer, specialist vehicle technician, breakdown services, armed forces, motor shop/motorsport, and self-employment.

Remote Learning:

All theory elements of each course can take place remotely with staff completing regular welfare checks. Training will be given to learners and policies will need to be discussed and acknowledged, before remote learning takes place.