If you have a passion for cars or engineering then our specialist training courses will provide you with an introduction to the industry and the skills for a rewarding career.
Vehicle Maintenance: C&G Level 1 Diploma
The Diploma provides students with an understanding of the technical skills needed for working in the motor vehicle repair industry.
If you have a passion for cars or engineering then our specialist training courses could provide you with an introduction to the industry, or build on existing skills developed in the industry and further your career opportunities.
It is a great time to be working in the Motor Vehicle industry as the sector is predicted to have record growth in the coming years.
The UK automotive industry is bucking trends across Europe by achieving record growth, creating thousands of jobs and attracting major inward investment.
Gain practical experience and the technical knowledge needed to work as a Service Technician, carrying out maintenance/repairs on cars, vans and other light vehicles in garages, dealerships and maintenance depots.
All courses are accredited by the Institute of the Motor Industry awarding body.
You will learn in our Motor Vehicle Centre on real vehicles to help you master the business side of the industry as well as your technical skills.
Below are some of the career opportunities available within the Motor Vehicle industry:
At Nescot we encourage our students to think ahead, so that they can choose the right courses to fit them and their future. We also use an innovative online platform called Start, which is a free and comprehensive digital platform, offering students a single starting point to help simplify careers guidance. Students can build a personal profile aimed at guiding them throughout their career. Find out more here.
Skills you will gain
Our fully-equipped motor vehicle centre enables you to learn the broad range of practical and technical skills and knowledge for the contemporary motor vehicle sector. Your course will cover:
- Practical motor vehicle component skills
- Diagnostic testing & IT Skills
- Team work
- Organisation & communication
- Health and safety
- Motivation, passion & professionalism
- Sustainability & the future of the sector, eg electric vehicles
- Physical fitness for motor vehicle work
Sport & Sports Science
The Sports Department’s staff are high level performers, members of national coaching squads and sports psychology coaches for elite performers. We are an innovative, energetic team who are always developing ways of bringing your learning to life.
Our staff have combined experience of Law and the Legal system, outdoor instruction, working in the Fire and Rescue Service, as well as many years of experience teaching Public Services programmes.
We have large, well-equipped working areas with plasma screens and interactive, stop/start video tutorials. Linked workshops so you learn your subject alongside other construction trades and get to know how you fit together on site. Staff have years of experience in the trades with many having started out as apprentices before progressing to the highest levels.