Automotive

About the Department

The Automotive department offers a range of courses that allow students to accelerate their motor vehicle career. Students can learn how to restore cars, carry out paint repairs and paintwork, and gain knowledge of light vehicle fitting principles. These courses involve practical work in automotive garages, allowing students to gain mechanical experience.

Highlighted Courses

Vehicle Accident Repair (Body) Apprenticeship Level 2

This programme will help you to develop skills and knowledge when dealing with accident repairs and has a focus on body repair.

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Automotive Refrigerant Handling IMI Award | Level 3

This course provides a Defra-approved qualification and covers a single unit solution that provides technicians working with cars and car derived vans...

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Accident Repair Paint Principles IMI Diploma Level 2

Accelerate your automotive career with this practical programme. This qualification proves you are skilled enough to carry out paint repairs and paint...

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Mechanical Maintenance – Light Vehicle IMI Diploma Level 1

This course introduces you to the world of light vehicle maintenance with an emphasis on motor mechanics. You will gain knowledge of compression ignit...

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Facilities

Automotive garages and modern classrooms.

FAQs

What automotive courses are available at Leeds City College?

We offer a broad range of automotive courses including: Mechanical Maintenance – Light Vehicle, Vehicle Accident Repair Multi-Skill, Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles, Light Vehicle Fitting Principles, and Accident Repair Principles.

What are the progression routes from these courses?

Progression routes are available from Level 1 to Level 3 within the School of Engineering. University Centre Leeds also offers HNCs and HNDs in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering as a further progression route for Level 3 students.

Does my child need to wear steel toe capped boots?

For practical lessons all students from the School of Engineering will need to have safety boots and coveralls which they will need to purchase themselves, any other relevant equipment will be provided.

Does the college offer any financial support for students?

Yes, students can apply for the college bursary which can pay for travel passes, college meals and trips. Students with children can also gain support with childcare to support their studies.

Which campus is this department based at?

We are based at Printworks Campus.

Safeguarding

We are committed to making sure all students and staff are protected from harm. All staff are trained in safeguarding and child protection and our dedicated safeguarding team is on hand for advice and support. Don’t stay silent, we are here for you.

Apprenticeships

Vehicle Accident Repair (Body) Apprenticeship Level 2

This programme will help you to develop skills and knowledge when dealing with accident repairs and has a focus on body repair.

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Vehicle Accident Repair (Paint) Apprenticeship Level 3

This programme will give you the opportunity to efficiently prepare, spray and finish vehicles that have been involved in collisions and other inciden...

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Vehicle Accident Repair (Paint) Apprenticeship Level 2

This programme will help you develop skills and knowledge when dealing with accident repairs and has a focus on paint refinishing.

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Did You Know?
Did you know we have 541,720,573 resources at Leeds City College?

Did you know we have 541,720,573 resources at Leeds City College?

The resources include books, journals, e-books, videos, encyclopedias and more. These resources are the combined total number of resources at Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston, Rothwell Centre, The Annexe, Printworks Campus and Park Lane Campus. We also have 12,277 e-books across Leeds City College libraries and more than 500,000 videos!

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