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With over 10 million electric vehicles in use worldwide, and 1.8 million of these in the UK, what better time is there to start your career in electric vehicle repair and maintenance?

The brand-new facilities at Rodbaston and Tamworth Colleges will allow you to gain knowledge and your qualifications using our training vehicles and groundbreaking VR technology.

Currently less than 10% of vehicle technicians are qualified to work on electric vehicles, there is certainly a skills shortage which you can help fill.

The course will be delivered through a variety of means from classroom based theory taught through traditional and virtual reality methods to workshop practical tasks. You will learn how to safely work on and around the electric/hybrid vehicles high voltage systems to ensure you are ready for the future of transport.

Trained staff

Industry experts trained on the latest electric vehicle resources

Leading organisation

Courses are accredited by the Institute of the Motor Industry

Good salary

Electric vehicle technicians can earn an average £36,000 a year

Growing industry

Over 260,000 electric vehicles were sold in the UK in 2022

Key information

You will achieve a nationally recognised qualification enabling you to work on and around electric/hybrid vehicles, you will gain the skills and confidence to work on the systems and carry out safe isolation, removal and replacement of components in our state-of-the-art training spaces.

You will be provided with a range of learning opportunities to practice your newly acquired skills before completing your practical assessment on the vehicles. Knowledge is tested by a multiple choice online exam.

PPE will need to be worn in the workshops, further details of these requirements being provided at enrolment.

You can become a

  • Automotive technician
  • Car mechanic
  • Diesel mechanic
  • Car dealership Salesperson
  • Car dealership Internet marketing
  • Automobile designer
  • Body & paint specialist
  • Car dealership
  • Glass Repairers
  • Auto Racing technician

Take the next step with a career in Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

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Why SSC?

At South Staffordshire College our students come first, and everything we do is aimed at helping you to realise your full potential. We are about careers not courses and our expert staff will make sure you have the skills and knowledge needed to give you that competitive edge for when you start your career within your chosen industry.

As a school leaver, you will be treated as an adult, within a friendly and supportive environment. You’ll enjoy more freedom and independence, and you’ll make many new friends, all with the same passion and journey ahead as you. As an adult, we understand you may feel uneasy about returning to education, but there is no need to be. We have smaller class sizes and supportive tutors to make you feel very welcome.

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