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The demand for automotive skills has never been higher and an automotive course at BCoT will give you the chance to learn in industry standard workshops from professionally experienced staff. Whether mechanics or motorsport is your thing, our courses will set you on the road to an exciting and fulfilling career in automotive industry.

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Career Opportunities

• Garage Services
• Motor Vehicle Sales
• Parts and Service
• Body and Paintwork


Our spacious and extensive automotive workshops are fully stocked with state-of-the-art equipment, including Snap-on diagnostic equipment to give you real-world experience to take into your career. You will work on our fleet of modern vehicles, and college staff bring their vehicles in for servicing, giving you live project experience.

In partnership with AccessAble, you can find accessibility information about our automotive workshops here.

Student Success

Students have progressed to higher level study at university including:

Bournemouth University - Engineering

Coventry University - Motorsport Engineering

Staffordshire University - Motorsport Technology 

University of Brighton - Automotive Engineering 

University of Central Lancashire - Motorsport Engineering 

University of Wales Trinity Saint David - Motorsport Engineering


I’ve grown up surrounded by cars and knew BCoT was the right college for me after I saw the workshops and facilities.
Daniel Pengelly
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