Automotive Training Accreditation (ATA)

Automotive Training Accreditation (ATA)

Cardiff and Vale College's Automotive Academy is an approved centre for ATA (Automotive Technician Accreditation) and has been successfully running ATA assessments since 2007, and to date, has carried out ATA assessments for over 300 Automotive Industry employees across Light Vehicle Mechanical and Vehicle Body/Refinishing, MET & Estimating.

We have in excess of thirty years' experience working with the motor industry, and boast six nationally recognized workshop, including a dedicated ATA workshop.

We offer the following ATA assessments (full or AOM reaccreditation) pre-training courses and relevant automotive short-courses:

  • Senior MET Technician
  • Senior Panel Technician
  • Senior Paint Technician
  • Electric Hybrid
  • Service Maintenance Technician
  • LV Diagnostic Technician
  • Vehicle Damage Assessor - VDA Part A
  • Refrigerant Handler / Air-con
  • BS Welding
  • Hybrid QCF

Please see our ATA Assessments Price List or download the Automotive Technician Accreditation brochure for more information on the assessments offered at Cardiff and Vale College.

Contact us for tours, tasters, training, information and more:

Anna Tovey on 02920 250350 or e-mail


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