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Motor Vehicle

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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Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Diploma level 2 – C5851

Course Code: C5851

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 05 Sep 2022
  • 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 05 Sep 2022
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map Campus Abbey Park Campus

Start your journey in the automotive industry with this hands-on course, covering everything you need to know about light vehicle maintenance and repairs. Once you've completed the qualification you'll be able to progress onto one of our higher level courses or get a head-start in the industry as a Motor Vehicle Technician.

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Motor Vehicle Studies Diploma level 1 – C5120

Course Code: C5120

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 05 Sep 2022
  • 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 also 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 05 Sep 2022
  • 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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Advanced Vehicle Diagnostics and Management Principles Diploma Level 4 – C7619

Course Code: C7619

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 08 Sep 2022
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    7 hours per week
  • duration Duration 2 years
  • map Campus Abbey Park Campus

For current level 3 students and those already employed as motor vehicle technicians who hold a level 3 qualification who want to up their skills, we offer the chance to get hands-on experience with advanced vehicle technologies and high-level diagnostic tools, and sharpen your fault finding and repair skills alongside master technicians with us.

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Motor Vehicle Studies Diploma level 1 – Adult Evening – C2916

Course Code: C2916

Key Information

  • start date Start Date 12 Sep 2022
  • study hours Study Hours Part Time
    6 hours per week
  • duration Duration 1 year
  • map 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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Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Advanced Apprenticeship – P0216

Course Code: P0216

Key Information

  • start date Start Date Various
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 36 months
  • map Campus Offsite

You will service and repair light vehicles such as cars and vans. If you work in either the main dealership for a particular manufacturer or an independent garage that deals with many different makes of vehicles, this course provides you with all the competency and knowledge to carry out your role successfully. The nature of […]

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Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Advanced Apprenticeship – P0216

Course Code: P0216

Key Information

  • start date Start Date Various
  • study hours Study Hours Full Time
  • duration Duration 36 months
  • map Campus Offsite

You will service and repair light vehicles such as cars and vans. If you work in either the main dealership for a particular manufacturer or an independent garage that deals with many different makes of vehicles, this course provides you with all the competency and knowledge to carry out your role successfully. The nature of […]

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