Automotive Industry (City and Guilds)

Glasgow Kelvin College


Springburn Campus


This introductory course allows you to undertake and gain an appreciation of different aspects of Automotive Light Vehicle, Heavy Vehicle, Body Repair and Refinishing Industries.

You will gain skills and understanding in a combination of the above areas and this can help you progress to an industry approved SCQF Level 5 technical qualification.

This course develops the knowledge and skills required for employment and/or career progression within the automotive industry e.g. career progression to a Light Vehicle Technician (Car Mechanic), Vehicle Body Repair (Panel Beater) Technician or a Vehicle Refinishing Technician (Spray Painter).

Automotive Foundation Skills; Identify and rectify minor repairs to vehicle body panels; Vehicle preparation and paint application techniques; Vehicle Braking Systems and Vehicle Electrical Systems; Tools and Equipment; Vehicle Preparation are an integral part of this course.

The course may also include some aspects of industry related project content.

Campus location may be subject to change.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. Interview.

Progression Routes

This may lead to progression within the automotive industry SCQF Level 5

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year



SCQF Level


Career Area

Garage Services

Career Sectors

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Vehicle Related Services

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