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Accelerate your automotive career
The MTI is working to fuel careers in the automotive sector. We understand the skills that are driving the disruptive technologies behind connected, autonomous and electric vehicles, and we’re delighted to unlock the future potential behind these exciting opportunities.
With the MTI, you can progress from Level 2 apprenticeships up to higher and degree level apprenticeships, or study for qualifications up to PhD level. Whether you’re starting out in the industry or developing specialist and higher-level skills, the MTI is designed to support you on the journey.
As the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown is eased, operations at the MTI are gradually returning in line with a new protocol that sets out changes to the working environment and introduces new ways of working to accommodate social distancing. Read more here about how we are keeping learners safe whilst studying with MTI.
Our Skills Escalator
The MTI Skills Escalator progresses from Level 2 apprenticeships up to higher and degree level apprenticeships, running alongside academic programmes up to doctorate level (8). The provision offers flexible delivery designed to meet the needs of individuals and businesses, enabling students to progress through the levels and to move seamlessly between training partners.
The Skills Escalator is also complemented by accredited, non-accredited and bespoke CPD courses and sessions designed to suit the needs of the automotive and engineering sector.
Our range of apprenticeships start at Level 2 for an Autocare Technician or Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician. The Level 4 higher apprenticeship in Manufacturing Engineering opens progression to Level 5 and 6 qualifications, enabling students to work towards Incorporated Engineer status. Additional opportunities are available in design and development, and project management.
CPD and Short Courses
Developments in technology present challenges to established engineering principles and the rise of connectivity demands increasingly broad knowledge of digital skills. Short courses at the MTI cover a diverse range of the latest skills in subjects such as cybersecurity, functional safety, hazard management, control systems and vehicle dynamics.
Courses include HNC in Engineering Operations, Higher Apprenticeship in Manufacturing Engineering and BEng (Hons) in Automotive Engineering. All courses equip students with the skills needed to work at a higher level in the automotive and engineering sector and include broad introductory modules alongside specialist operations-focused units. You will also benefit from developing excellent team working and communication skills.
Programmes including MEng (Hons) in Automotive Engineering enable students to take their skills to the next level. Specific areas of expertise include body and chassis simulation and test, intelligent vehicle systems and software engineering.