Studying Motor Vehicle at Weston College
Our Automotive Technology Centre provides a fantastic learning environment in which to study motor vehicle courses. You'll be taught by lecturers with decades of current industry experience, and benefit from our links with employers from across the region.
Job roles in the West of England currently include:Vehicle Technician, Mechanic or Electrician, Vehicle Body Builder or Repairer, Vehicle paint technician, Vehicle or parts salesperson/adviser
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General starter qualification for a learner looking to get into the motor industry. The programme aims to develop the key skills and learning behaviours necessary for a learner to successfully progress to a level 2 study programme or apprenticeship. Learners will gain a broad range of basic hand skills and engineering principals as well as d...Click Here
Autocare Technician, Apprenticeship
An auto-care technician carries out a range of services and repairs to cars, car-derived vans and light goods vehicles, working in an auto-care or ‘fast-fit’ centre, which may be part of a national chain or operated by a regional or local independent group or owner. An auto-care technician requires a unique combination of technical, reta...Click Here
This study programme will teach you the essential knowledge you will need to work on a range of vehicles and motor vehicle systems. It is a highly practical programme, which is perfect if you are looking to start a career in vehicle maintenance. You will learn about working safely in a garage environment, light vehicle components and engine ...Click Here
Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician, Apprenticeship
This apprenticeship will extend your on-the-job training and further develop your vehicle maintenance skills to an advanced level. You will be employed by a garage or dealership and work alongside an experienced tradesperson to further develop and practise your new skills. You will also attend College for one day a week for support and to le...Click Here
This study programme will provide you with the opportunity to carry out an in-depth study of vehicle systems and explore the automotive industry. You will learn about routine vehicle maintenance, light vehicle chassis units, and light vehicle transmissions and drivelines. You will develop your maths and English skills, attend tutorials and I...Click Here
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Occupations related to Motor Vehicle
Vehicle Technician, Mechanic or Electrician
Vehicle technicians, mechanics and electricians accept calls for help and repair and service the mechanical parts and electrical/electronic circuitry and components of cars, lorries, buses, motorcycles and other motor vehicles, and repair and service auto air-conditioning systems.
Employment in region: 5,796 positions
Vehicle Body Builder or Repairer
Job holders in this unit group construct and repair the bodies of road vehicles, and fit interior and exterior fittings to vehicle bodies.
Employment in region: 715 positions
Vehicle paint technician
Vehicle paint technicians use spray equipment to apply paint, cellulose and other protective or decorative materials to the bodywork of motor vehicles.
Employment in region: 519 positions
What our students say
Michaela Cook, Advanced Apprenticeship in Motor Vehicle
"I’ve found some of the subject a little difficult to graft straight away but overall I found it fun and I really enjoyed learning more in-depth about components and the vehicle it’s self."
Former school: Ysgol Gyfun Gwynllyw
Studied: Advanced Apprenticeship in Motor Vehicle
What next? After my course I would like to stay in mechanics and do more courses to keep up to date with the new models/electric vehicles and software updates. I would hopefully like to see myself owning my own business