Motor Vehicle

Motor Vehicle

Gain sought-after skills and work on emerging technologies such as electric and hybrid vehicles

Offered at

Dearne Valley College North Notts College

Our Motor Vehicle courses are taught at Dearne Valley College and North Notts College (also part of the RNN Group) where you can access modern professional-standard workshops and learn from industry-experienced tutors in environments that reflect real-world working environments.

As well as top-quality workspaces you’ll have the chance to gain sought-after skills and work on emerging technologies such as electric and hybrid vehicles. You can choose to specialise in either vehicle maintenance or vehicle repair, opening up a breadth of career choices in an evolving industry.

The motor vehicle teaching teams have a passion for all things automotive, creating an energetic and rewarding learning environment. Within our industry-standard, state-of-the-art workshops, you’ll be hands-on working on real vehicles, to gain the knowledge and skills that will enable you to achieve your aims and ambitions within the motor vehicle industry. Our experienced staff will provide you with experience of vehicle maintenance, vehicle fitting, body repair, hybrid and electric vehicle awareness and automotive refrigerant handling.

Start an exciting career in Motor Vehicle

Vehicle Technician

Average salary - £27,900*

Vehicle Technicians repair and service cars and vans.

Day-to-day tasks:

Using and maintaining machines and tools, finding and diagnosing faults, speaking to customers about their vehicle, repairing and replacing faulty parts, carrying out services and updating vehicle service records.**

Working environments:

Garage settings.

*Information from EMSI 2022 **Information from nationalcareers.service.gov.uk

Motor Vehicle Fitter

Average salary - £22,400*

Motor Vehicle Fitters repair and replace worn and damaged tyres, exhausts, batteries and parts.

Day-to-day tasks:

Testing batteries, checking tyres and exhausts, replacing or repairing faulty parts, balancing and realigning wheels, repairing punctures and providing customer advice.**

Working environments:

Garage and workshop settings.

*Information from EMSI 2022 **Information from nationalcareers.service.gov.uk

BY 2025 THERE ARE EXPECTED TO BE 17,782 JOBS IN MOTOR VEHICLE IN SOUTH YORKSHIRE.

LIGHTCAST 2022

What our students say

“I enjoy the hands-on learning and challenging myself to achieve my best.”

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Eve Hardwick Level 2 Motor Vehicle

“The course challenges me to work harder and is helping me to pursue my dream of being an underwater welder.”

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Kyle Maguire Level 2 Fabrication and Welding, former student at Winterhill School
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