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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.

Baseer Khan

Baseer Khan

Entry Level for Introduction to Vehicle Technology

"I am really grateful for the opportunities that I have been given. I look forward to learning more and aim to become a fully qualified mechanic."

Baseer arrived in England from Afghanistan, after completing a very difficult journey without his family. He had very little education but was keen to learn.

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Accident Repair Body Principles Diploma level 2 – C2934

Course Code: C2934

Key Information

  • Start Date 01 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • 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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Introduction to Motor Vehicle Studies Diploma Entry level 3 – C4861

Course Code: C4861

Key Information

  • Start Date 01 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • 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 01 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Abbey Park Campus

Do you have a passion for motor vehicles? Interested in working on motor vehicles for a career? This could be the right course for you. This level 2 diploma is designed to cover all light vehicle technologies at an advanced level. It’s suitable for both school leavers and/or mature students who want the opportunity to […]

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Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Diploma level 3 – C5879

Course Code: C5879

Key Information

  • Start Date 01 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Abbey Park Campus

This course runs from September to June. It is a full-time course 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. The course is taught weekdays at our Abbey Park […]

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Motor Vehicle Studies Diploma level 1 – C5120

Course Code: C5120

Key Information

  • Start Date 01 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Abbey Park Campus

Do you have a passion for motor vehicles? Interested in working on motor vehicles for a career? This could be the right course for you. This level 1 diploma is designed to teach you about different roles available in the motor vehicle industry. This Light Vehicle route allows you to have the flexibility to develop […]

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Motor Vehicle Studies Diploma level 2 – C7089

Course Code: C7089

Key Information

  • Start Date 01 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Abbey Park Campus

This vocational course in Motor Vehicle Studies provides the ideal basis for a range of exciting careers within the automotive sector. Combining hands-on work with essential theory; you will learn a variety of practical skills across engine operating principles, chassis and electrical systems, and workplace health and safety.

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Motorsport Diploma level 2 – C5850

Course Code: C5850

Key Information

  • Start Date 01 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • 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 goes beyond the maintenance […]

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Motorsport Diploma level 3 – C6373

Course Code: C6373

Key Information

  • Start Date 01 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • 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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Motor Vehicle Studies Diploma level 1 – C2916

Course Code: C2916

Key Information

  • Start Date 07 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Part Time
    6 hours per week
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Abbey Park Campus

Build your motor vehicle theory and practical understanding to give you a head-start in the automotive industry. With our advanced facilities, you will learn about vehicle systems, accident repair, and essential health and safety practices. The skills you will develop are perfect for progression to another course in motor vehicles or beginning your career path.

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