Riley McCormak

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Biography

Why did you choose to come to Petroc?
I chose to come to Petroc for its proximity, and it offered the exact course I wanted to do, with minimal travel time.

What made you pick this particular course?
I chose Motor Vehicle, as being a mechanic is a good job that will always be needed because people will always have cars and want to travel.

What do you most enjoy about studying at Petroc?
I have most enjoyed meeting new people on my course and making friendships beyond secondary school.

Did you undertake any work experience throughout your studies?
I am doing my work placement at Warmingtons Garage. You both learn and work, so you get a really good hands on knowledge.

What do you plan to do when you leave Petroc?
I intend on getting MOT certified and become a master technician by furthering my skills and learning.

What’s the long-term plan?
Long term I plan to move to Japan and work on JDM cars (high performance Japanese Cars).

COURSE(S) STUDIED

Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship

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It’s a really great course if you want something practical minded and hands on, and will give you a secure career!