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Motor Vehicle


  • Start date:   August 2019
  • Level of Qualification:   Schools - SCQF Level 4
  • 05
    SCQF Level:   05


Please note, this course is now full. You can still apply for this course, but your application will be placed on a waiting list.

This course is for S4 and S5 pupils and above and is an ideal starting point for those still at school but considering a career in the motor vehicle industry. You will gain practical skills and knowledge and the chance to progress on to a full-time automotive engineering programme.

Tuesday and Thursday 1:30pm-4:30pm
Duration: 1 year
SCQF Level: 4

  • Motor Vehicle

    What the course includes

    The course covers general workplace skills such as team building, problem solving, health and safety and workspace management as well as skills and knowledge needed for a minimum qualification in the motor vehicle industry. Subjects include:

    • Engine lubrication and cooling
    • Fuel and exhaust systems
    • Electrical systems
    • Braking systems
    • Steering and suspension
    • Wheels and tyres

Why choose this course

You’ll get the chance to gain experience and knowledge of the automotive industry in a practical work-related environment. You’ll develop your skills in vehicle maintenance and build your confidence as well. Completing this course, allows you to progress on to a full-time motor vehicle programme.

Entry requirements

  • Access 3 maths and English
  • Working towards level 4
  • Interest in learning about motor vehicle studies
  • Excellent school attendance record
  • Where this course leads

    Full-time automotive engineering programme; opportunity to progress to higher-level courses such as VRQ1, or to Apprenticeship.

Interview arrangements

e will invite you for an interview which consists of a practical group activity in the workshop and a short interview.

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Take that next step in your career and apply for this course today. If the course is not yet open for applications, register your interest or feel free to ask any questions by clicking make an enquiry.