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What are car mechanic courses?

Car mechanic courses for adults are training programmes ideal for those who are interested in pursuing a career in any area relating to vehicle repair and restoration. 

Through a balanced combination of both manual as well as written assignments, these courses will provide you with all the knowledge, skills, and understanding that you will require for your journey towards the professional field of automotive repair. 

What professions benefit from car mechanic courses?

There are many different areas to work in if you’re interested in eventually pursuing a career in this field, some of which include:

  • Car Mechanic
  • Car Damage Repairer
  • Automotive Fitter
  • Aircraft Mechanic and Aircraft Technician
  • Inspection Technician, motor vehicle inspection
  • Truck and Plant Mechanic

Why should you take up a car mechanic course?

If you're curious about the car mechanical trade and aspiring to kick-off a new career in the field, then these courses are definitely a great first step. Through an extensive hands-on approach, professionals will help you get a basic feel and understanding of the core aspects of many issues, enhancing your overall knowledge and expectations.

As a result, you will gain the necessary knowledge and skills required to prepare for and professionally work in any of the aforementioned areas; from working with car parts to engines and gears, you will be fully prepared to handle anything that might come your way.

So, whether you’re aiming to become a professional mechanic or you're simply curious about the ins and outs of the trade, then have a look at our various courses and see which one is most suitable to your level and needs!

What is covered throughout these car mechanic courses? 

As can be seen in the outlines of the numerous courses offered by the several highly-acclaimed institutions around the UK, there are generally several key modules required to go through before being able to professionally work in the area. Some of these include: 

  1. Electrical and Electronic Systems
  2. Brakes: Cleaning and Repair
  3. Air Conditioning
  4. Manual Transmissions and Gears
  5. Automatic Transmission and Gears
  6. Engines and Engine Performance
  7. Steering and Suspension
  8. Emission Control

What will you learn by the end of these courses?

By the end of the aforementioned curriculum, you will be able to: 

  • Inspect vehicle engine and mechanical/electrical components to diagnose issues accurately
  • Inspect vehicle computer and electronic systems to repair, maintain and upgrade
  • Conduct routine maintenance work aiming to vehicle functionality and longevity
  • Generate timelines and estimates for specific repairs
  • Inspect internal systems and controls to ensure the vehicle is operating properly 
  • Maintain equipment and tools in good condition

What study options are available for car mechanic courses?

Mechanic courses offered from our website can be found all over the UK. You can either study in a classroom at a college or university, or you can choose to study online - whichever suits you best.


A classroom course will take place at a designed time and location. This is a great option for the individual who wants to take training into their own hands or a small business who just needs to have a few employees trained.


Online training is an option for those who favor flexibility. Individuals can participate in the course at their own pace and on their own time.

How much do car mechanic courses cost?

From slow-paced classes for beginners to the more advanced ones for the pros, you will find anything you might need that ideally suits you and your goals! Fees for these courses differ greatly too.

Want to start your journey as a car mechanic but happen on a tight budget at the moment? Don't fret, we have a course at any price point!