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Motor Vehicle Technician In The Spotlight

Motor Vehicle Technician

Motor vehicle technicians service and repair cars, lorries, motorbikes and coaches. What would it be like to be a motor vehicle technician? As a motor vehicle technician you would be expected to identify any faults with the vehicle, calculate the repair costs, communicate these to the customer and carry out the repairs. The skills you’ll need As a motor vehicle ... Read More »

Pole Position In Motorsport


Motorsport is usually the goal for anyone who loves fast cars or motorbikes — Jess Shanahan tells us more. The motorsport industry employs lots of people in many different job roles. Here are just a few to whet your appetite… Driving Careers These days, racing drivers need to be able to do more than just drive fast. Unfortunately, there are ... Read More »

Careers In The Automotive Industry

Careers in the automotive industry

Josh is a student at Woodbrook Vale School. He researched careers in the automotive industry for us while he was in the CASCAID office on work experience. Even if cars aren’t your big passion, the automotive industry has loads of exciting jobs on offer — from working in a garage, fixing engines and bodywork, working on cutting-edge research for self-driving ... Read More »

The Future Of Automotive

The future of automotive

There’s a revolution going on in car design and it’s called autonomous automotives. What does the future of automotive hold for vehicle design and manufacturing and what skills will you need? There are 3,000 UK companies involved in the automotive sector, working on everything from plant machinery to luxury cars and there’s a new kid on the horizon…the fully autonomous, ... Read More »

Careers In Automotive Engineering


Automotive engineering involves the research, design, development and manufacturing of vehicles. As an automotive engineer you would specialise and work on one part such as the exhaust system. What you would do as an automotive engineer will depend on the specialist area that you have. It could include using Computer-aided design (CAD), deciding on materials, problem solving, building prototypes or inspecting ... Read More »

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