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Course Duration

1 year 6 months

Type of course


Campus where course is offered

ITE College West

Course Certification

Higher Nitec
This course provides students with the skills and knowledge to perform a range of progressively responsible tasks involving the service, inspection, repair and diagnosis of systems for petrol, diesel, and alternative powered vehicles. Work ranges from inspection and service to mechanical and electrical systems analysis using diagnostic equipment and related software.

The course duration is 1.5 years to 3 years.

What you'll learn

  • Perform engine systems diagnostics
  • Perform electrical systems diagnostics     
  • Perform chassis diagnostics
  • Perform driveline diagnostics

Entry Requirements

  • Nitec in Technology qualifications; or
  • Nitec qualifications (Technical Skills)


Applicants applying for this course must be free from colour appreciation deficiency.

Progression Opportunities


Career Opportunities

Higher Nitec in Technology - Automotive Engineering graduates are employed by fleet maintenance workshops, service garages, franchised motor dealers, vehicle inspection centres and government agencies. Common job titles may include Senior Technician,Team Leader and Senior Vehicle Inspector.

There are excellent opportunities for career advancement to supervisory positions and beyond. This challenge is for students to upgrade their skills and knowledge by taking up higher-level courses.


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