Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

Automotive and engineering courses for adults | Northbrook MET

Aeronautical, automotive and engineering

Greater Brighton Metropolitan College offers practical vocational courses in mechanical/manufacture engineering, electronic engineering and automotive engineering as well as aircraft and motor vehicle maintenance.

Our specialist aeronautical and automobile campus is based at  our Shoreham Airport Campus. The College's location is highly regarded and its practical equipment includes seven aircraft, race ready sports cars, state-of-the-art automotive diagnostic equipment, CAD/CAM software and techniques for the design and manufacture of electronic systems. 

The engineering programmes offered at Northbrook are subject specific, allowing us to deliver highly personalised tuition, which results in exceptionally high pass rates for students on our courses.

Available courses

  • Engineering - Open Access

    The course provides access to an engineering workshop with a wide range of equipment to enable students to complete their projects, for example car parts and vintage motorcycle repairs. The course is open to students of all abilities.

    • Course type: Adult leisure and hobby
    • Duration: Weeks
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  • Engineering | Safety in the Use of Abrasive Wheels - Short course

    This abrasive wheels training course is suitable for all operators, managers and supervisors, who as part of their working duties select, mount, specify or use abrasive wheels.

    • Course type: Adult qualifications and professional
    • Duration: Day Course
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  • Motor Vehicle | IMIAL Award in Automotive Refrigerant Handling (F-Gas Regulation) - Level 3

    For experienced automotive Mobile Air Conditioning (MAC) technicians, to work towards a Vocational Related Qualification (VRQ), which is approved by DEFRA.

    • Course type: Adult qualifications and professional
    • Duration: Day Course
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  • Motor Vehicle – City and Guilds Level 2 Award in MOT Testing (Classes 4 and 7)

    If you want to become a qualified MOT tester, you will need to successfully complete this qualification which was developed with the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA).

    • Course type: Adult qualifications and professional
    • Duration: Day Course
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