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Motor Vehicle Courses

Motor Vehicle and Motor Sport

From part-time entry-level courses in basic motor vehicle maintenance to full-time courses at levels 1, 2, and 3, Leicester College’s recently upgraded motor vehicle facilities are the perfect place to hone your mechanical skills. Apprenticeships are also available, giving you the chance to work for an employer and earn a wage while completing a respected professional qualification with us. Courses typically involve a mixture of theory and practical elements, while assessment is both continuous and exam-based. Some courses require you to pass online tests.

Who are Leicester College’s motor vehicle and motor sport courses for?

Our part-time motor vehicle maintenance and repair courses are ideal for career changers as they can fit around your existing work schedule. The full time courses in motor sport, vehicle fitting, motorcycle maintenance and vehicle maintenance are also suitable for both adults and school leavers. When you apply for a motor vehicle course with us, we can help you find the level and type of course that’s right for you, based on your previous qualifications and experience. Learners aged 16-19 will follow a study programme which will include work experience as well as GCSE or functional skills English and maths if you don’t already have your grade C/4.

Further Information

Trips and activates form part of our courses, including visits and excursions to industry-relevant sites and factories. All of our courses have been designed around the requirements of the motor vehicle or motor sports industries, meaning that you will leave with a relevant qualification to help you find a job in your chosen field.

Oliver Barlow

Oliver Barlow

Motor Vehicle Maintenance Repair level 2

"So far I am really enjoying the industrial placement, it has developed my understanding and practical ability in the workshop but has also opened up numerous opportunities for the future as employers look for experience."

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Accident Repair Body Principles Diploma level 2 – C2934

Course Code: C2934

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 06 Sep 2021
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus Abbey Park Campus

This course provides an ideal pathway for anyone looking to progress into a job or apprenticeship in vehicle body repairs. You will have access to a workshop offering a range of industry-standard equipment and tools designed to give you all the necessary experience and knowledge for a career in this industry.

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Accident Repair Paint Principles Diploma level 2 – C2935

Course Code: C2935

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 06 Sep 2021
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus Abbey Park Campus

Build your experience in accident repairs by learning to spray paint vehicles to industry standard in our well-equipped vehicle paint workshop. This course will give you a range of practical and theoretical knowledge, helping you progress onto a paint refinishing apprenticeship or to kick start your career in the automotive industry.

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Introduction to Motor Vehicle Studies Diploma Entry level 3 – C4861

Course Code: C4861

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 06 Sep 2021
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus Abbey Park Campus

Challenge yourself with our dynamic, practical course which builds your skills of the motor vehicle industry whilst studying for your GCSEs in maths and English. Learning in a fully-equipped motor vehicle workshop you'll be taught the basics of how to maintain vehicles and motorcycles. You will develop confidence whilst learning important life and career skills.

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Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Diploma level 2 – C5851

Course Code: C5851

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 06 Sep 2021
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus Abbey Park Campus

Develop the knowledge and skills for a trade everyone needs in their day-to-day life with a qualification in light motor vehicle repair. Turn your passion into a career with this course and learn your skill set in our industrial built garage with support from an experienced teachinging staff to kickstart your career.

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Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Diploma level 3 – C5879

Course Code: C5879

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 06 Sep 2021
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus Abbey Park Campus

This course runs from September to June, full-time in Light Vehicle Diagnostic and fault rectification, for 16 hours a week. This course is for those who are looking for a challenge in a practical working environment, working on all types of cars. It is taught weekdays at our Abbey Park campus and will cover all […]

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Motor Vehicle Studies Diploma level 1 – C5120

Course Code: C5120

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 06 Sep 2021
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus Abbey Park Campus

If you're looking to start a career in the motor industry and want to learn more, this course will give you an ideal insight into all the jobs and pathways available. Our industry-standard workshop offers a range of modern equipment and tools to help you build your skillset for a variety of motor vehicle jobs.

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Motor Vehicle Studies Diploma level 2 – C7089

Course Code: C7089

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 06 Sep 2021
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus Abbey Park Campus

Start your career in the exciting industry of motor vehicle with our level 2 diploma. Through practical and written assignments you will learn a variety of skills across engine operating principles, chassis and electrical systems, and workplace health and safety. All elements of the course will be taught onsite at our very own industrial garage.

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Motorsport Diploma level 2 – C5850

Course Code: C5850

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 06 Sep 2021
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus Abbey Park Campus

This course is a full-time course in motorsport, and you will study for 16 hours a week. It has been specifically designed to develop the knowledge and skills required for a career in the motorsport industry. The units have been carefully selected to ensure your introduction to the world of motorsport. It will provide you […]

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Motorsport Diploma level 3 – C6373

Course Code: C6373

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 06 Sep 2021
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus Abbey Park Campus

This course runs from September to June, for 16 hours a week, for one year at Abby Park Campus. It has been specifically designed to develop the knowledge and skills required for a career in the Motorsport industry. The units have been selected to develop students higher-level understanding of the world of Motorsport. It’s suitable […]

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