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Automotive and transport engineering

Automotive and Transport Engineering comprises functions associated with transport, maintenance, servicing, repairs and services in road transport, shipping and aviation. The essential aspect in all functions of this group is the efficiency, safety, reliability and quality of services. Some vocations are subject to international regulations.

Tasks in this field are very versatile. Professionals in the sector work in tasks related to servicing, repairing or selling machines and equipment or transport of goods and passengers. Vocations in this field require not only technical or logistic skills but also a service-oriented approach and skills relevant to internationalisation and sustainable development.

Professionals in the sector are employed by car and car accessory dealers, repair shops, transport operators, trade, industry, airlines, airports, the Air Force, shipping companies and ports.