Future Skills: Vehicle Maintenance and Accident Repair

Edinburgh College


Sighthill Campus


Future Skills: Vehicle Maintenance and Accident Repair is designed to provide introductory knowledge and skills in the Automotive Engineering disciplines of light vehicle maintenance, accident body repair and vehicle paint repair. As part of this course, students will also learn about electric vehicle technology and how it is enhancing the automotive industry. It will equip students with the skills and enable them to choose a specialist route for further study. This course will also develop students with the employability skills required for a career in the automotive sector.

The Future Skills programme includes a building project that will encompass all the knowledge and skills learnt throughout.

Students will gain a broad range of technical skills that will allow progression into specific study areas of automotive engineering. This course will also provide the opportunity to progress onto a practical based engineering course.

Entry Requirements

National 4 English or Maths is preferred. You may be invited to interview.

Progression Routes

Other IMI Level courses

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

20 weeks


Automotive Engineering

SCQF Level


Career Area

Garage Services

Career Sectors

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Vehicle Related Services

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