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The UK automotive industry is a vital part of the UK economy with more than £82 billion turnover. Which employs over 160,000 people in the automotive industry around the UK. There are over 38 million vehicles in UK and 45,000 vehicle related businesses.

The average salary for a qualified car mechanic in the UK starts at £18,000, with an experienced mechanic £21k-£27k with senior technicians or workshop supervisor earning £28k-£35k.

Over the next 10 years the motor vehicle industry will be focused on repair, maintenance and improvement (electric vehicle). The demand of electrical vehicles will increase due to demands for more eco efficient vehicle as a result of the climate change.

The UK automotive industry is a vital part of the UK economy with more than £82 billion turnover. Which employs over 160,000 people in the automotive industry around the UK. There are over 38 million vehicles in UK and 45,000 vehicle related businesses.

Fantastic facilities

Multi-million-pound industry standard workshops

Well paid industry

You could earn between £27,780 – £46,525 in a full time job

Industry expert Tutors

You'll be taught by some of industry’s top mechanics and motor vehicle engineers

Work Experiences

Working with the top local motor vehicle companies

Key information

We offer motor vehicle maintenance and repair programmes at Entry 3, level 1, level 2, level 3 and apprenticeships level 3. We deliver through practical tasks and theoretical sessions incorporating digital technology.

You’ll benefit from a hands-on approach to motor vehicle maintenance, covering a range of subjects to give you a greater understanding of the motor vehicle industry.

During this course, you’ll cover routine servicing, engine maintenance, electrical systems, chassis system, transmissions and much more.

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

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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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