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Automotive

Our automotive centre on the outskirts of Macclesfield town centre is a dedicated facility for vehicle maintenance and repair training. We have a range of professionally accredited courses available at a variety of levels.

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Academic year: 18/19

Duration: Multiple start dates available.


This short course follows on from the beginner’s awareness to car maintenance and provides a more in depth background to car maintenance.

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Academic year: 18/19

Duration: Multiple start dates available.


This short course provides beginner’s awareness to car maintenance. Get a chance to learn what’s behind the car bonnet and how to carry out basic skills, such as changing the oil.

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Academic year: 18/19

Duration: Multiple start dates available.


This qualification is for individuals who want, or need to become MOT testers. To be eligible to undertake this qualification in order to be an MOT Tester.

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Academic year: 18/19

Duration: 4th September 2018 to 25th June 2019


This intermediate technical qualification covers the technical needs for today’s motor vehicle repair industry, including diagnosis of straightforward system faults. It builds on the under- pinning knowledge of Level 1 and prepares you to offer excellent skills for the workplace and the knowledge needed to progress to the Advanced Level 3 course. Practical sessions will take place at the Macclesfield College Motor Vehicle Centre which is a specialist facility commissioned to provide a modern and industry standard training environment.

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Academic year: 18/19

Duration: Multiple start dates available.


This qualification covers the technical needs for today’s motor vehicle repair industry, including diagnosis of straightforward system faults. The perfect progression route into the industry which provides essential knowledge for service technicians working on light vehicles in all types of garages and dealerships. Practical sessions will take place at the Macclesfield College Motor Vehicle Centre which is a specialist facility commissioned to provide a modern and industry standard training environment.

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Academic year: 18/19

Duration: 3rd September 2018 to 28th June 2019


This intermediate technical qualification covers the technical needs for today’s motor vehicle repair industry, including diagnosis of straightforward system faults. It builds on the under- pinning knowledge of Level 1 and prepares you to offer excellent skills for the workplace and the knowledge needed to progress to the Advanced Level 3 course. Practical sessions will take place at the Macclesfield College Motor Vehicle Centre which is a specialist facility commissioned to provide a modern and industry standard training environment.

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Academic year: 18/19

Duration: 3rd September 2018 to 28th June 2019


This advanced technical qualification covers the technical needs for today’s motor vehicle repair industry, including diagnosis of complex automotive system faults. It builds on the intermediate knowledge of Level 2 and prepares you for employment in the Motor Vehicle Repair Industry.

Practical sessions will take place at the Macclesfield College Motor Vehicle Centre which is a specialist facility commissioned to provide a modern and industry training environment. This qualification supports entry into employment within the retail motor industry and also possible apprenticeships in light vehicle maintenance and repair (as a recognised knowledge qualification within the IMI Maintenance and Repair Framework).

This qualification also provides a high level of underpinning knowledge and skills which may allow progression onto some Higher Education qualifications in Automotive and Engineering related subjects. This qualification also provides a pre-requisite status that enables entry into Associate Membership of the Institute of the Motor Industry Professional Body (AMIMI). It is supported and recognised as industry standard for;
• BMW UK Ltd
• The Honda Institute- Honda Motors Europe
• SMMT Ltd – the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders
• Vauxhall Motors Ltd
• Volvo Car UK

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Apprenticeship vacancies

To find out more about apprenticeships through Macclesfield College, give our Learner Experience Team a call on 01625 410000.