Automotive Technologies

Why should I study Automotive Technologies?

This subject will be beneficial if you are interested in developing skills and knowledge within the automotive industry. You’ll build an in-depth knowledge of the industry itself, meet industry representatives, visit auto-related events and places such as the Birdwood Motor Museum and the SuperLoop V8 event.

We have a vehicle and number of motors on site that we maintain and use for many of the practical activities in this subject.

Where does Automotive Technologies lead?

This subject is a good starting point for studying VET or university courses in engineering or the automotive industry. It will also prepare you with experience for employment in the automotive industry, which could be in the following areas: mechanics and car and parts sales and distribution.

What work will I do in Automotive Technologies?

You will explore the main parts of conventional cars with combustion engines. You’ll look at the way braking and steering works, and study how the power and electrical systems work in a car.

You will learn how to service and tune a vehicle and repair electrical circuits in a car. You’ll pull apart and rebuild a small engine that can be used in everything from lawnmowers to major gardening and industrial equipment.

Where can I find more information about Automotive Technologies?

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Who teaches Automotive Technologies?

Peter Bowen