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Subject Spotlight - Motor Vehicle

With access to innovative technologies and state-of-the-art equipment, you’ll have everything you need to get on the road to success.

Practice on more than 22 training vehicles in our bespoke Engineering Innovation Centre’s workshop.

Gain hands-on experience in our real-life repairs shop.

Showcase your talents to local employers.

To learn more about our facilities and the fantastic opportunities in this industry, please explore this page.

An introduction from John Wilson

Head of Department for Engineering and Motor Vehicle

Your journey starts here

Level 1

IMI Certificate in Carrying out Periodic Vehicle Maintenance and Inspection

This course will give you a good grounding into the motor vehicle industry, you will have access to our state of the art workshops, where you will use modern tools and equipment to learn to carry out inspection and repair techniques.

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Multi-skills in Engineering, Motor Vehicle and Fabrication & Welding

This exciting course is designed to give you an insight into the world of motor vehicle.

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Level 2

Certificate in Motor Vehicle

On this course you will learn the skills and knowledge required to pursue a career within the motor vehicle industry. In the purpose-built centre you will work alongside industry experts to study engines, chassis, transmissions and frames as well as health and safety.

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Level 3

Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principals

On this course you will gain the skills and knowledge required to work at a technician's level in the motor vehicle industry. You will study complex engines, chassis, transmissions and frames, and health and safety within the workplace.

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Take a tour of our Engineering Innovation Centre

Chat to us now about our motor vehicle courses!

If you are unsure which course to choose, want to know more about college life or learn more about our college services, then join us for a private chat.

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Watch our career spotlight videos

If you have been thinking about a career in motor vehicle then take a look at our career spotlight videos below to get a highlight at some career opportunities.

Auto Electrician
Breakdown Engineer
Motor Mechanic
Vehicle Body Builders and Repairers

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Why choose West Notts?

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96.2% A Level pass rate in 2022.

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One of the top colleges in the UK for student satisfaction.**Learner Exit Survey 2019/20

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An extensive bus service across Mansfield and the surrounding area.

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We have four campuses each boasting a number of state-of-the-art facilities.

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