About the Department
The Automotive department offers a range of courses that allow students to accelerate their motor vehicle career. Students can learn how to restore cars, carry out paint repairs and paintwork, and gain knowledge of light vehicle fitting principles. These courses involve practical work in automotive garages, allowing students to gain mechanical experience.
Aimed at females who may feel more confident in a session with other female drivers, this course teaches you everything you need to know about vehicle...
This course provides a Defra-approved qualification and covers a single unit solution that provides technicians working with cars and car derived vans...
Give vehicles a new lease of life with this course. Alongside developing knowledge of engine, transmission, chassis, and vehicle electrical systems, y...
Our engineering department facilities are second-to-none, and help you gain industry-standard skills. These include motor vehicle mechanics, body & panel paint repair, electrical installation, mechanical engineering, electronic engineering, and fabrication and welding.
APPRENTICESHIPS AND PROGRESSION
Here at Leeds City College, we’re keen to encourage our students to progress.
We offer diverse engineering apprenticeship courses – and should you wish to move on to an apprenticeship during your time at the School of Engineering, we can help you take that step.
What automotive courses are available at Leeds City College?
We offer a broad range of automotive courses including: Mechanical Maintenance – Light Vehicle, Vehicle Accident Repair Multi-Skill, Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles, Light Vehicle Fitting Principles, and Accident Repair Principles.
What are the progression routes from these courses?
Progression routes are available from Level 1 to Level 3 within the School of Engineering. University Centre Leeds also offers HNCs and HNDs in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering as a further progression route for Level 3 students.
Does my child need to wear steel toe capped boots?
For practical lessons all students from the School of Engineering will need to have safety boots and coveralls which they will need to purchase themselves, any other relevant equipment will be provided.
Does the college offer any financial support for students?
Yes, students can apply for the college bursary which can pay for travel passes, college meals and trips. Students with children can also gain support with childcare to support their studies.
Which campus is this department based at?
We are based at Printworks Campus.
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Meet the team
Mitch ScottHead of Engineering
Matthew CogginsDeputy Head of Engineering
Wayne LucasProgramme Manager,
Paul RobertsonProgramme Manager, Engineering
Paul CourtneyProgramme Manager, Electrical Installation
Katherine IrelandProgramme Manager (Pastoral & Progression)
Andy RaynerElectrical Installation
Davy HannahTeacher, Engineering
Stephanie SiviterMaths & English Teacher
Lucy BrightonProgramme Manager (English & maths)
This programme will help you develop skills and knowledge when dealing with accident repairs and has a focus on paint refinishing.
This programme will help you to develop skills and knowledge when dealing with accident repairs and has a focus on body repair.
This programme will give you the opportunity to efficiently prepare, spray and finish vehicles that have been involved in collisions and other inciden...