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Motor vehicles, ships and aircraft is the study of designing, developing, producing, maintaining, diagnosing faults in, repairing and servicing motor vehicles, including earth moving equipment and agriculture machines, ships, trains and aircraft. Typical is the combination of studies in both metal structures and motors.

Programmes and qualifications with the following main content are classified here:

Aerospace engineering

Aircraft engineering

Aircraft maintenance

Automotive electrical systems

Automotive engineering



Marine engineering

Motorcycle engineering

Panel beating


Train repair and maintenance

Vehicle building and repairing

Vehicle varnishing/spraying


Study of vehicle electrical systems is included here.


Study of producing and repairing non-motorised vehicles is excluded from this detailed field and included in 0715 ‘Mechanics and metal work’ (e.g. bicycles) or 0722 ‘Materials (glass, paper, plastic, wood)’ (e.g. non-motor boats).

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