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Auto Skills (formerly Skidz) Motor Mechanics Training

Auto Skills (Reading) C.I.C. - formerly known as 'Skidz - The Reading Motor Project Ltd',  specializes in providing Motor Mechanics training to young people in and around the town of Reading.

Auto Skills (Reading) C.I.C. is a Community Interest Company (company number 10659244), dedicated to making a positive difference to the lives of young people in Reading and the surrounding areas by offering accessible training opportunities.  Auto Skills offers a programme of Motor Vehicle Mechanics training available to young people from the age of 8. Learners from the age of 14 have the option to complete an accredited qualification (City and Guilds Entry Level 3 or Level 1 at  Award, Certificate or Distinction).

Auto Skills' area of expertise is engaging young people at risk of becoming NEET (Not in Education, Employment or Training) and supporting them in a practical, active environment to gain experience and qualifications that will teach them life skills and help them in future employment.

We are also able to offer training courses for students of any age, and can tailor make training packages to suit your requirements.

Who to contact

0118 984 1539
07771 621465

We currently pick up from the bus stop at the top of Cranbury Road at 9am, and can pick any students up from Pangbourne station (8 minutes from Reading or 4 minutes from Tilehurst) 

Where to go

Unit 3 Green Gables
Tidmarsh Lane

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Age Ranges
8yrs +

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.