High School or Technical School degree/diploma

Professional Diploma in Automotive Mechanics

WHY Study Automotive Mechanics?

  • It is considered one of the top future occupations
  • The technology is advancing creating the necessity for young, IT oriented technicians
  • With a two-year diploma and one year of experience, you can start your own garage

WHY Choose the IPS?

  • We provide you with hands-on practical training
  • We provide you with training on advanced software
  • We provide you with placement opportunities
  • We work with a British University’s quality standards
  • We support you in pursuing the career of your dreams

Aims of the Programme

The purpose of this Professional Diploma is to provide students with a deep understanding of the automotive science and technology discipline and introduce them to the functional fundamentals of modern automobile engines and electronic systems. Through their practical training, students will learn about the proper use of tools and automobile vehicles diagnostics, obtaining repair and maintenance, as well as garage management skills.

For the Academic Calendar of 2018-2019 click Diploma Academic Calendar 2018-19

Programme Structure

Year 1

  • Basic Terminology for the Automotive Industry
  • Fundamental Principles of Mechanics
  • Introduction to the Automotive Industry
  • Thermodynamics & Materials Science
  • Electrical & Electronic Automobile Systems
  • Occupational Health & Safety

Year 2

  • Internal Combustion Engines
  • Transmission – Suspension Systems
  • Vehicle diagnostics and repair
  • Introduction to Garage Management
  • Use of alternative fuels
  • Hands-on Practical Experience



Year 1: Core & Elective Modules
EL1000English Language and Automotive Terminology5.0
EC1002Mathematics for Technicians5.0
EC1004General Workplace Health & Safety5.0
AM1001 Introduction to Automotive Mechanics5.0
AM1002Basic Principles of Electrical Systems5.0
AM1003Reading Technical Drawing5.0
AM1004Introduction to Material Science5.0
AM1005Electrical & Electronic Systems of Vehicles5.0
AM1006Basic Principles of Thermodynamics10.0
Year 2: Core & Elective Modules
AM2002Internal Combustion Engines10.0
AM2003Power Generation and Transmission Systems10.0
AM2004Garage Management5.0
AM2006Steering, Suspension and Braking systems10.0
AM2007Vehicle Diagnostics, Repair & Maintenance10.0
AM2101Marine Engines5.0
AM2102Alternative Fuels and Engines5.0
AM2103Advanced Internal Combustion Engines5.0
AM2104Cooling and Air Conditioning Systems5.0
AM2200Practical Experience10.0