Study a Motor Vehicle Mechanics Course at MK College
Studying Motor Vehicle allows you to explore your passion for cars, you will spend your time developing your electrical and mechanical skills in our fully-equipped vehicle workshops.
We offer great work experience opportunities so that you can develop these skills in the workplace with fantastic local motoring organisations, including Jardine Motors Group. All of our tutors come from the motor industry so you can learn from them and progress into a career with cars after College.
Do you have a passion for cars? Whether it’s high-end turbo engines or classic motors that interest you, the career opportunities following our Motor Vehicle Mechanics courses are exciting and ever evolving.
Learn from experienced tutors
All of our tutors are experts in their field and will share their knowledge and expertise with you throughout the course.
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GET HANDS-ON IN OUR FACILITIES
One of the key differences between studying at College and studying at school is our first class facilities. Our Motor Vehicle students benefit from being able to work in two fully equipped workshops. You can expect to learn a variety of different skills, working on real cars using industry-standard equipment, you will cover everything from routine maintenance to servicing and diagnostics.
WHO DO WE WORK WITH?
We make sure you’re ready to kick off your Motor Vehicle career, as soon as you’ve completed your studies with us, and even before that by working with industry partners. With work experience opportunities from Jardine Motors Group, where you can get placements at Audi and BMW dealerships. The employers we work with help to shape our curriculum; allowing our motor mechanics courses to be as ready for their career as a technician as possible.
College to career:
- Workshop Supervisor
- Senior Technician
- MOT Tester
- Bodyshop Manager
- MET Strip Fitter
Intermediate or Advanced?
You may have seen our Motor Mechanics courses split up into Intermediate and Advanced. Here’s the lowdown on what they mean…
This level of study is equivalent to Level 1 & 2.
This will offer you a dedicated support system to prepare you for progression. You will develop your knowledge, skills and confidence in your chosen specialism, encouraged by your tutors and peers. Your experiences will enable you to decide what you want to do next, whether it’s an apprenticeship or an Advanced (Level 3) study programme at College, you will discover the wide range of options open to you.
This level of study is equivalent to Level 3.
Put your passion for your chosen subject into action with a variety of work experience opportunities. You’ll put your skills and knowledge to the test by taking on work experience in your chosen industry, getting an insight into what life in that career will be like. You’ll develop your learning at College, taking full advantage of our industry-standard facilities. Professionalism is a must for advanced programmes, as you will be making contacts and opening doors for yourself which could lead to something extraordinary.
This level of study is equivalent to Level 4, 5 & 6, and is only for people who have already completed an Advanced (Level 3) qualification (BTEC or A Level or equivalent).
Take your career to the next step with undergraduate qualifications, from HNCs to BA Degrees. Focus on your specialism, developing advanced technical, practical and research skills to prepare you for a fulfilling and successful career. With expert lecturers, small class sizes and access to facilities mirroring industry, get ready to become an expert in your chosen field.