Motor Vehicle


Pathways are made up of courses focussed on future careers or further education opportunities

If you are interested in a career within the motor vehicle or motorsport industry, join us to achieve industry-recognised qualifications and start your journey to finding employment nationally and internationally. 

You’ll learn to repair a broad range of vehicle systems using the latest computer-aided diagnosis and scanning equipment. In addition, you will gain skills and knowledge in the following areas: tools and equipment, inspection and servicing, engine component diagnostics, chassis component and diagnostics, air conditioning and fault finding. As well as practical skills, you will have the opportunity to work with a variety of local and national employers, alongside your time spent with our industry-specialist lecturers.

Career Prospects

This pathway could lead to many career opportunities


Vehicle technicians, mechanics and electricians

Annual pay

The workforce is projected to contract by -9% over the period to 2024, losing -18,722 jobs. In the same period, 23% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 49,913 job openings.

Role description

Vehicle technicians, mechanics and electricians accept calls for help and repair and service the mechanical parts and electrical/electronic circuitry and components of cars, lorries, buses, motorcycles and other motor vehicles, and repair and service auto air-conditioning systems.

What's next?

Step 1 Apply

Once you apply, you will have an interview to discuss your chosen pathway

Step 2 Interview

At your interview, the tutor will discuss the entry requirements for each level and course. This is also your opportunity to make sure that this pathway meets your goals and ambitions.

Courses at Dover Technical College

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Maison Dieu Road
Dover, Kent
CT16 1DH