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Throughout your time on our Motor Vehicle course, you will gain an excellent working knowledge of motor vehicles, their possible faults, the technology, light commercial vehicles, motorcycles and electronic equipment.

Students will also gain a broad knowledge and understanding of the workplace, as well as develop skills associated with working in a garage. At Level 3, you will use electrical and diagnostic equipment, listen to guest speakers and industry specialists from D1 Ultimate Driving Experience, the AA, VOSA, SnapOn, Duratech, Delphy Diagnostics and Toyota Tour. 

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What can I do with a qualification in Motor Vehicle?

Daily tasks:

  • Repairs and services air conditioning, heating and engine-cooling systems.
  • Installs additional electrical amenities such as radio/CD players, aerials.
  • Checks condition of electrical/electronic systems and carries out servicing tasks.
  • Diagnoses faults in electrical/electronic circuitry, removes faulty components and fits replacements.
  • Carries out routine maintenance checks on oil and air filters, brakes and other vehicle parts/systems.
  • Reassembles, tests, adjusts and tunes the appropriate parts, systems or entire engine.
  • Removes, dismantles, repairs and replaces defective parts and prepares new parts using appropriate tools.
  • Visually checks, test drives or uses test equipment to diagnose engine and mechanical faults.

Median Salary

£27,897 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Positions, secures and repairs external fittings including windows, doors, door handles, catches and roof attachments.
  • Installs and repairs interior fittings including seats, seatbelts and fascia in cars, sinks and special features in caravans and mobile shops.
  • Hammers out dents in bodywork, fills in small depressions or corroded areas in solder, plastic or other filler compound and replaces body panels using hand and power tools.
  • Repairs damage to chassis and engine mountings using hydraulic rams, jacks and jigs.
  • Selects, cuts, shapes and assembles materials to form parts of vehicle underframe, framework and body.
  • Diagnoses job requirements or ascertains work specifications from drawings or instructions.

Median Salary

£26,655 View more

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