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Automotive

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Automotive
Student mechanics working on an elevated car

Train for today’s dynamic, fast-moving motor vehicle industry and receive hands-on technical experience from industry experienced tutors in our state-of-the-art, specialist facility.

If you love tinkering with cars and are never happier than when you’re wearing overalls and figuring out how things work, a career in the automotive industry could be for you. Most households have at least one car and many businesses rely on service vehicles, which means there is an increasing demand for skilled mechanics, fitters, managers and technicians. You will also benefit from a fully equipped, Motor Vehicle Training Centre which is sponsored by Vauxhall Motors.

courses available in automotive
23/24
Introduction to Automotive Maintenance
Level 1 Transport Maintenance
Level 2 Motor Vehicle Repair and Maintenance
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Who are these courses for?

At Macclesfield College, you’ll learn with teachers who love cars as much as you do! Our department has a passion for motor vehicles and our teachers will share their vital knowledge so that you can have a successful career within the industry.

Fantastic workshops from leading professionals and brands, teaching students about the latest technologies and practices, readying students for the world of work. Our students have progressed onto exciting employment and apprenticeships at prestigious companies such as Range Rover, Bentley, Mercedes and ATS Euromaster.

Students on Automotive programmes benefit from:

Passionate Teachers with extensive industry experience

State of the art vehicle training centre

Training workshops from industry specialists

Aspirational
careers

Valetor, Tyre Fitter, Light Vehicle service Technician, Light Vehicle Diagnostic Technician, Workshop controller, Customer Service advisor, Service Manager, Aftersales Manager, Dealership Manager, Regional Manager

Skills Required for automotive
Knowledge of mathematics
Good attention to detail
Ability to work well and communicate with others / on your own
Problem solving
Organisation and time management
Technical skills
Behaviours Required for automotive
Positive and mature attitude
Quality-focussed
Effective communication
Self-motivation
Adaptable
Team worker
Thirst for knowledge
Honesty and integrity
Ability to constantly keep up to date with technology advancements
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