COURSE FEATURE: Motor Vehicle Studies at City Skills

15 October 2019

Do you have a passion for engines? Have you ever wondered what a career in the motor vehicle industry would be like? If you’re about to leave school and are looking for the next step in your academic journey, then we have the course for you!

To become a motor vehicle technician, you will need to have good practical skills, as well as being good at problem solving. Over the duration of the course you will also gain excellent customer service skills. These sets of skills will benefit you when you enter the workplace. Many of our students go on to progress onto apprenticeships, or into employment.

Salary insight

The average salary for a Motor Vehicle technician is £30,000. However, the earning potential can be higher if you own your own garage or company.

Highlights of studying Motor Vehicle studies at City Skills:

  • Plenty of enrichment opportunities including: visits to car factories, guest speakers, skills competitions and demonstrations from related organisations.
  • Expert teaching staff. Having all worked within the industry, the staff are the perfect people to learn from.
  • Great work experience. Our staff have great industry links so will be able to provide you will a whole host of work experience opportunities. 
  • State of the art facilities. Our state of the art workshop is installed with a range of industry standard equipment including: a four poster ramp, brake and diagnostic testing equipment which replicates a well-designed motor vehicle garage.

What could I do next?

You will have the essential skills needed to apply for an automotive apprenticeship or similar engineering pathway. Alternatively, you could continue your studying with our level 2 and level 3 courses.  

Are you interested in a career in motor vehicles? We have a range of open events for school leavers. Click here for more information.

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