Motor Vehicle Maintenance (Motor Technology)

QQI Level 5 Major Award Motor Technology 5M2145

This one year full time course at Post Leaving Certificate level is ideally suited for students who aspire to apprenticeships in the motor industry and related fields. Its aim is to provide students with a thorough grounding in Motor Vehicle Maintenance practices.

    • Motor Vehicle Practice (5N2143)
    • Mechanics (5N1638)
    • Motor Vehicle Theory (5N2144)
    • Word Processing (5N1358)
    • Auto Electricity (5N2137)
    • Safety & Health at Work (5N1794)
    • Communications (5N0690)
    • Mathematics (5N1833)
    • Work Experience (5N1356)

    Course content may be revised for educational or organisational reasons.


Five passes in the Leaving Certificate/ Applied, QQI Level 4 or an equivalent qualification. Prior learning and practical work experience is taken into account at interview stage. Mature and international students are most welcome to apply.

A limited number of VTOS places are available.

Students may progress through the Higher Education Links scheme.

Students may progress to apprenticeships as follows.

  • Motor Mechanics
  • Vehicle Body Repairs
  • Heavy Vehicle Mechanics

On successful completion of the course, students are prepared for employment, including employment in the motor technology industry and will provide opportunities to work in various aspects of the auto trade.

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