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Advanced Automotive Studies for Master Technicians Level 4 Certificate

The typical learner for this qualification will be 19 years plus, working in industry and will hold a Level 3 Automotive technical qualification and/or an Advanced Apprenticeship. They will have…

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Vehicle preparation
Automotive Vehicle Body Repair and Refinishing Level 3

This advanced qualification covers the technical skills required to work in today’s automotive industry, including preparation and application procedures as well as the diagnosis and rectifyification of paint faults. It…

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Automotive Vehicle Body Repair and Refinishing Level 2

As an Automotive Vehicle Body Repair and Refinishing apprentice at South Devon College, you will gain all of the knowledge, experience and qualifications required to prepare for a career in…

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Automotive Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 3

This advanced apprenticeship in Automotive Vehicle Maintenance and Repair builds upon the knowledge and experience developed during the intermediate apprenticeship. During this apprenticeship you will learn how to diagnose and…

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Student working under the bonnet of a car.
Automotive Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 2

Automotive Vehicle Maintenance and Repair apprentices at the intermediate level 2 will have the opportunity to learn practical skills from industry qualified instructors in South Devon College’s ‘state of the…

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Exploring Automotive Skills (Refinishing, Vehicle Maintenance, Motorcycle) Entry Level Certificate

This course is the perfect starting point if you would like to develop your literacy and numeracy skills in an automotive environment, building essential skills in a practical setting. This…

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Light Vehicle Repair
IMI Accreditation Light Vehicle – Inspection Technician Level 3

IMI Accreditation is a practical, non-academic way to demonstrate individual capability, providing independent proof of current competence, knowledge and skills. Focused on the Light Vehicle area of the Automotive sector,…

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Student working under the bonnet of a car.
IMI MOT Test Centre Management Level 3 Award

This qualification is primarily developed for learners who wish to run an MOT Vehicle Test Station (VTS), or who will have direct responsibility for MOT operations at the VTS in…

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Adult learners working on a car
IMI MOT Testing Level 2 Award

This qualification is for individuals who would like to become MOT testers. To be eligible to undertake this qualification in order to be an MOT Tester, a learner must: •…

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Level 1 Introductory MIG Welding Level 1 City & Guilds

This Level 1 City & Guilds MIG (Metal Inert Gas) welding course at South Devon College is the perfect starting point if you are new to welding, have an interest…

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Automotive workshop at our Newton Abbot Campus
Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Prinicples Level 3 Diploma

The Light Vehicle Maintenance and Diagnostic Repair Technician is the perfect course for building a highly advanced set of skills that will enable you to succeed and excel in the…

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Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technician Level 1 Diploma

The Level 1 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance Technician is available at both our Paignton and Newton Abbot campuses, and is delivered in workshops featuring industry-standard equipment. This course can…

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Light Vehicle Repair
Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technician Level 2 Diploma

This course develops your existing knowledge by examining the components of vehicle maintenance and repair in more detail. You’ll build an advanced skill set necessary for success in a fast-moving…

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Vehicle Fitting
Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technician Level 2 Diploma

This course is a perfect progression from the Level 1 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance Technician and develops existing knowledge by examining the components of vehicle maintenance and repair in…

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Female student repairing a motorcycle
Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Level 3

The advanced apprenticeship in Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair is perfect for you if you have completed the intermediate apprenticeship with a good level of success in both the College and…

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Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Level 2

This Level 2 apprenticeship is an ideal progression route from the Motorcycle Maintenance Level 1 Diploma. However, if you have successfully gained the correct entry requirements it is possible to…

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Paint preparation
Vehicle Accident Repair and Refinishing Level 1 Diploma

If you are interested in automotive paint refinishing and bodywork, we have the perfect course for you. The Vehicle Paint Refinishing Level 1 Diploma includes developing essential knowledge of refinishing…

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spraying engine
Vehicle Accident Repair and Refinishing Level 2 Diploma

This course is the perfect progression from the Vehicle Paint Refinishing Diploma Level 1, in order to develop your existing knowledge. You will study what is required to prepare and…

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Vehicle Accident Repair Technician Level 2 Diploma

This course is the perfect progression from the Vehicle Body Repair Diploma Level 1, developing your existing knowledge even further. You will study what is required to carry out removal…

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Paint preparation
Vehicle Accident Repair, Paint Preparation Technician Level 2 Diploma

This course is the perfect progression from the Vehicle Paint Refinishing Diploma Level 1, developing your existing knowledge even further. You will study what is required to prepare and apply…

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paint refinishing
Vehicle Paint Refinishing Level 3 Diploma

This course is an excellent opportunity to build your existing knowledge and develop advanced skills for work in the vehicle paint refinishing and bodywork industry. You will study preparation and…

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