• Motor Vehicles

    Pre-Apprenticeship in Automotive Maintenance with Electric Vehicle Awareness

  • SCQF Level

    Level 4

  • Attendance/Duration

    Full-time, one year

  • Start Date

    Aug 2024


Our Pre-Apprenticeship in Automotive Maintenance with Electric Vehicle Awareness course is your first step towards a successful career. The automotive sector offers diverse and exciting career opportunities.

You'll learn in our state-of-the-art garage facilities, equipped with the latest diagnostic tools. Our industry experienced lecturers are committed to staying up to date with modern technologies.

If you're considering a career in the motor industry, this course is an excellent place to start.

Entry Requirements

To apply for this course, you'll need:

  • a genuine interest in the motor industry
  • three National 3s or equivalent
  • an interview with us
  • or an engineering qualification

If you don’t have formal qualifications but have life experience, then we’ll also consider you for a place, so please do apply.

Course Content

During this course, you may have the opportunity to:

  • develop practical skills in our well-equipped workshop
  • cover all vehicle-related systems, including engines, transmissions, exhausts, electrical, brakes, fuel, steering, and suspension.
  • participate in hands-on activities like removing wheels, removing, and fitting components, and routine vehicle maintenance
  • explore the effects of vehicles on the environment, including low carbon technologies
  • learn about workshop safety and maintenance, vehicle construction, moving loads, using vehicle lifts, and garage equipment
  • gain insight into the retail motor industry and vehicle repair trade
  • gain essential knowledge to succeed in the motor industry

Next Steps and Career Opportunities

After you successfully complete this course, you may have the opportunity to:

  • progress to a relevant SCQF Level 5 course, such as IMI Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles (SCQF Level 5)
  • begin your career with a Modern Apprenticeship in a garage
  • use your transferable skills to venture into other related industries

The motor industry is vast and dynamic, offering countless paths for you to explore.

Why Choose This Course?

By applying for our Pre-Apprenticeship in Automotive Maintenance with Electric Vehicle Awareness course, you'll open doors to a career in the motor industry. You'll acquire practical skills, essential knowledge, and transferable skills like communication, problem-solving, teamwork, and more.

This course equips you with versatile cognitive skills, ensuring you're well-prepared for a variety of opportunities within the automotive world. Your journey towards a fulfilling career starts here.

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Start Date

Aug 2024

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