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.
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 service operation.
Automotive is for:/
Students interested in how cars work./
Students who want to be ready to work in the auto industry./
Students that have a desire to take something broken and make it new again./
Students that love engines and everything they can do.