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Use the tabs to find out more information about the courses we offer.

  • Apply


    Apply to S&B Automotive Academy. See the current vacancies.

    Apply online at S&B Apply Now
    By post: download our Application Form and post to our Applications Dept (address below). Questions? please check our FAQs.
    What happens after I've applied?

    If you've applied online or posted your application to us, you will be invited to an assessment & interview. This consists of assessments on your English, maths, ICT and mechanical comprehension. Our interview process is very informal. It is for our interviewer to assess your understanding of apprenticeships, other available courses and how S&B can help you make the right choice.

    Exemption from these assessments: original certificates in English, maths & ICT in Key Skills at Level 1-2, Functional Skills at Level 1-2 and/or GCSE grades C-A* to be produced upon interview. Photocopies will not be accepted.

    Available vacancies
    To find out what available apprenticeship & traineeship vacancies we have, please head on over to our vacancies page where you'll be able to see available local and national apprenticeships available in motor vehicle, driving goods vehicles and business administration.

  • Accreditation


    Accreditation are schemes that assess the safety and competence of technicians. Candidates competence is assessed against national standards certificates awarded by the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI). We are an approved centre to provide ATA full assessment & AOM licence renewals (reaccreditation) and IRTEC licensing.

    .There are two routes:

  • Courses

    Full Time and 14 - 16 Courses

    We offer the following full time and 14-16 courses:

    14-16 Courses for schools - Find out more
    Full time Courses - Find out more

  • Short Courses

    Evening Courses

    We now offer a number of evening courses designed to improve your basic car maintenance. Find out more by selecting the links below to see course content and pay:

    Basic Car Maintenance
    Basic Car Maintenance for Women

image 1x1 truckS&B Automotive Academy was established in 1970 and is a leading provider of automotive courses. We offer training in the complete range of automotive disciplines including Heavy Vehicle, Bus and Coach, Light Vehicle, Parts, Body Repair, Paint, Multi-discipline and Auto-Electrical.

We have excellent factilities including commercial spray booth, AT2000 diagnostic labatory and specialist workshops for light, heavy, electronics and vehicle repair.

If you are an individual who is interested in completing an apprenticeship please click on our apply online tab above.

If you are an employer and would like to discuss your precise training needs please contact us on 01179533001.


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S&B Automotive Academy 2015

Tel 0117 953 3001 Fax 0117 953 3002
Opening times Mon-Thur: 8am - 5pm, Fri: 8am - 4.30pm