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As a designated Centre of Vocational Excellence for Advanced Technology in Automotive Engineering, we have invested in a number of brand new facilities.

Whether you are a school leaver new to the motor vehicle industry, or an experienced technician wishing to keep up to date with motor industry requirements, we can offer high quality training to suit your needs.

What our students say

Automotive Student Nicole Chipperfield

Nicole Chipperfield

After studying a full-time programme in Body & Paint, I progressed to an Apprenticeship programme with Ford. Gaining my Apprenticeship has been my greatest achievement to date. The experiences that I had during my full-time programme definitely helped me to secure the role, and I now use the knowledge I gained during that time on a daily basis.”

Former pupil of Chilton Trinity in Bridgwater, Nicole hopes to gain full-time employment with a large motoring brand and become a Master Technician.

Automotive Student Michael Sones

Michael Sones

The knowledge the College lecturers had of their subject was such an inspiration. Their level of knowledge and passion for the subject really spurred me on to achieve my goals. During my time at the College I won the Apprentice of the Year award and came runner up at the Institute of Motor Industry National Apprentice of the Year Awards.”

Former pupil of Bridgwater College and Treviglas Community College in Newquay, Michael is a Mechanic at the Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service, he continues to study for a Higher National Certificate in Vehicle Operations Management.