After more than 200 years of pioneering steelmaking and engineering excellence, the region has a global reputation for expertise in high precision engineering, high quality design and manufacturing of products for a wide range of global industries.
With huge advances in technology in recent years, the motor industry is demanding a new range of knowledge and skills. At Dearne Valley College we have invested in hybrid and electric vehicles to enable you to develop the additional qualifications needed.
Our Motor Vehicle courses and apprenticeships provide you with the opportunity to work in purpose- built industry-standard workshops, which operate as high-quality learning facilities whilst reflecting a real working environment. They contain industry- standard equipment which will enable you to develop practical skills in vehicle service and repair skills, while supporting theoretical knowledge.
Our colleges have developed strong links in local industry with employers which will support you to develop your employability skills and contacts within the industry. Undertaking an industry placement will give you the opportunity to develop the knowledge required to progress in your chosen field and gain first-hand experience of a working garage.
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