Motor Vehicle Studies

Are you interested in accelerating your skills or being the brains behind the design of the next F1 winning car?

Our exceptional Motor Vehicle facilities will prepare you for work within the motor vehicle industry. 

Our courses will develop both your practical and problem solving skills, whether it’s looking at what’s under the bonnet, body repair and restoration, or paintwork to get that pristine gloss finish. Whichever career path you choose, there is wide range of well-paid employment opportunities in the motor vehicle sector.

The College is a recognised centre of excellence in this field, offering not only the traditional range of courses for the local industry, but also a full range of the specialised courses which are of regional and national importance including our specialist Classic Car Restoration department.

We are able to offer specialist training in all aspects of Vehicle Restoration, Wheeling, Body Panel Fabrication, Welding, Paint Refinishing, Trimming, Ash Framing, Fibreglass Laminating and Repairs, Plastic Repairs, Mechanical and Electrical Repairs.

The College’s Classic Car Restoration provision is held in such esteem that a team from the College runs the Restoration Theatre each year at the Classic Motor Show at Birmingham NEC, the UK’s biggest event of its kind with around 85,000 visitors.

The department was also described as “..probably the foremost classic car restoration centre in the UK” by Practical Classics, Britain’s best-selling classic car magazine.

Our Classic Car Restoration department runs projects in conjunction with some of the industries leading suppliers and services including Moss Europe Ltd , Millar Soda Blasting , Technology packaging corrosion protection and Rustbuster

Courses are currently taught at our Keighley Campus and brand new facilities at our Printworks Campus.

IMI Level 1 Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair Multi-Skill
This course is a progression route for all our Level 2 Motor Vehicle courses offered at the college, which include: Motor Vehicle Mechanics Vehicle Body Repair Vehicle Paint Refinishing
IMI Level 2 Diploma in Accident Repair Body Principles
The course is a progress route for other levels of courses offered at the college. Anyone that undertakes this course will cover various units.
IMI Level 2 Diploma in Accident Repair Paint Principles
This course provides learners with the essential knowledge and practical skills in paint preparation and primer paint application to a variety of vehicles, covering the technical theory and practical
IMI Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles
This course will provide students with the opportunity to carry out an in depth study of vehicle systems.
IMI Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles
This course will allow you to broaden your understanding of motor vehicles whilst preparing you with the skills necessary for employment in the motor vehicle industry.
IMI Level 2 Diploma in Servicing and Repair (General Fitting)
This course is relevant to anyone wishing to undertake a Motor Vehicle Apprenticeship or fast fit related work.
IMIAL Level 2 Diploma in Classic Car Restoration
We now offer a one year full-time course to meet the needs of classic car enthusiasts who wish to improve or gain skills relevant to restoration of classic cars.
Motor Vehicle courses at Keighley College
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