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Motor Vehicle

Our Motor Vehicle Adult course provides you with the green light to have an exciting career in the industry. If you love motors and you're wanting to earn money whilst learning about them, this is the ideal road for you.



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West Lancashire College Tuesday 25th June 2024 4:30pm - 7:00pm Find out more

What can I study?

Electric Vehicle/Hybrid Level 1

This course has been designed to provide you with the skills needed to safely work around electric and hybrid vehicles. 

Length: 3 Weeks
Study: Part Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: West Lancashire College

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Electric Vehicle/Hybrid Level 2

This course has been designed to give students the knowledge and skills required to work safely on Electric/Hybrid vehicles whilst carrying out routine maintenance and repair activities.

Length: 6 Weeks
Study: Part Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: West Lancashire College

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Automotive Maintenance Level 1

This is an exciting course which helps to provide students with a firm foundation of practical skills alongside the relevant technical knowledge of motor vehicles

Length: 1 Year
Study: Full Time
Start date: 2nd September 2024
Location: West Lancashire College

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Meet our Motor Vehicle students and tutors

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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