Motor Vehicle

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If you have a passion for cars and prefer a practical, hands-on role to being stuck behind a desk, a Motor Vehicle course at Hull College could be just what you are looking for to get your career moving in the right direction!

With more than 32 million cars currently on the road in the UK, the motor trade is always on the lookout for talented, qualified workers who have the ability to service, fault-find and repair vehicles. The automotive sector is so vast and wide-ranging that your perfect role could span anything from being a body-work expert to mechanic or breakdown engineer - and everything in between.

Our modern training workshops - located at our specialist Cannon Street campus - will provide you with a feel for what it’s like to work in the industry and allow you to develop the full range of practical skills, knowledge and experience that will enable you to achieve your aims and ambitions within the motor vehicle industry.  

Drawing on the expertise of industry-experienced tutors, you can choose to specialise in either vehicle maintenance, vehicle repair or focus your attentions solely on motorcycles, opening up a breadth of exciting career choices in the process. You will also gain experience and knowledge in important skills, such as customer service, health and safety, communication and teamwork, and enjoy support and guidance, so that when the time is right, you are fully prepared and confident to enter the world of work.

You may want to open your own garage, work with an established car manufacturer or even enter the fast-paced and exciting world of motorsports or electric car design and development. Whatever your aims and ambitions, we can set you on the right track to achieving them.

Industry Insights

The automotive industry is a vital part of the UK economy - accounting for more than £67 billion turnover and £14 billion value added.

There are more than 182,000 people employed directly in manufacturing and in excess of 780,000 across the wider automotive industry.

More than 30 manufacturers build 70+ models of vehicle in the UK, supported by 2,500 component providers and some of the world’s most skilled engineers.

What Careers could this lead to?

Just a selection of the jobs that you could do after gaining a Motor Vehicle qualification with us at Hull College include...

Auto Designer, Auto Electrician, Automotive Engineer, Fast Fit Technician, Garage Manager/Owner, Mechanic, Motor Vehicle Technician, Motorsport Engineer, Motor Vehicle Breakdown Engineer, Quality Testing Engineer, Tyre and Exhaust Specialist, Vehicle Paint/Body Repairer.


English and maths are important life skills that will help you to succeed in your education, career and everyday life.

If you have not yet achieved your Grade 4 in the new GCSE examinations or a Grade C in the old GCSE examinations, in either English and/or maths, you will continue to study these subjects as part of your study programme to help you work towards this level, supported by our dedicated tutors.

Improving your skills can not only enhance your job opportunities and career prospects, but also open the doors to further study and university.

Benefits of improving your English and maths skills include...

  • They will help you to progress to higher level study
  • They will enable you to get you a better job
  • You will be able to access more career opportunities
  • They will help you earn more money in the future
  • They will provide you with better life opportunities

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Why Hull College should be your first choice..

Choosing to continue your education with us is about more than just gaining a qualification, it is the perfect opportunity to prepare yourself for your chosen career - whether you are a school leaver or adult learner.

We believe in providing you with the best opportunities for development through our inspirational teaching, excellent facilities, and strong connections to employers to help set you on the path to the career of your dreams. We care about your future and want to help you achieve your full potential.