Formerly City College Brighton and Hove

Motor vehicle for 16-19 year olds

Study motor vehicle at Brighton MET

Brighton MET is the only college in East Sussex offering a full range of courses in light vehicle repair. Whether you are a school leaver, or already in employment as a mechanic, we have the right course for you.

Our motor vehicle department is one of the highest achieving in the country, so if you’re interested in how cars work and would like a career as a mechanic, Brighton MET offers a friendly, supportive and highly professional environment with a range of courses that cover the technical needs of today’s motor vehicle repair industry.

Our students benefit from learning in in our 11-car workshop, designed to meet the needs of the modern day service technician. The workshop offers MOT standard equipment such as a brake roller tester, rolling road dynamometer, tyre and engine bays, five ramps, modern IT facilities and an external valeting area. You'll be based at Brighton MET East Campus near Brighton Marina which has great facilities and a friendly community atmosphere.

We have excellent industry contacts which mean that we can advise you on employment opportunities and we are very proud that so many of our students go onto develop successful careers in the automotive industry.




Available courses

  • Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance & Repair

    This qualification covers the knowledge and skills required to work competently as a Heavy Vehicle Diagnostic Technician.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 1 Year +
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair

    This qualification covers the knowledge and skills required to work competently as a Light Vehicle Service Technician.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 1 Year +
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Motor Vehicle – VRQ Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 2

    This course covers almost every aspect of light vehicle technology, allowing you to progress to Level 3 or work in motor vehicle maintenance.

    • Course type: Full-time
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Motor Vehicle – VRQ Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 3

    This course covers all aspects of light vehicle technology allowing you to continue study or employment in vehicle repair.

    • Course type: Full-time
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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Why choose Brighton MET?

At Brighton MET we offer a variety of full-time courses for 16-19 year olds across two campuses. We teach technical and professional skills and provide practical industry-focused experience. This is a great way to study and equips you with the key skills needed to progress into employment or to go on to study at University.

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