Automotive Technology

Early career starts are available for VCE and VCAL students seeking a career in automotive technology. Students can integrate a VET certificate in automotive technology within a VCE or VCAL syllabus.
Practical exercises include removing and replacing cylinder head gaskets; carrying out basic electrical repairs, removing and replacing radiators; repairs to cooling systems; repairs and working on brakes; changing the clutch on a car; removing and refitting transmissions; changing front and rear springs; plus learning many basics and fundamentals of motor vehicle repair and operation.

About Automotive Technology at NCAT

The automotive trade is in high demand nationwide. Recent years have seen a shift in industry demand. The College has worked closely with the automotive industry and local employers to meet their training needs. Purpose-built facilities encourage sustainable practices; state-of-the-art equipment and a practical, project-based curriculum simulate real world scenarios for hands-on student learning.