Automotive Centre of Excellence (ACE)

Few facilities rival our Automotive Centre of Excellence (ACE) Campus at Docklands. With world-class vehicle and engine testing facilities, new workshop spaces, and a purpose-built auto electrical lab, this facility is one of the best pathways into the automotive industry.


With one of the strongest apprenticeship and certificate programs in Victoria, Kangan Institute offers a diverse range of automotive courses that prepare you for the real world - with robust practical skills and knowledge to help get your career on track.



Automotive Centre of Excellence

The Automotive Centre of Excellence (ACE) was established to spur the growth of industry enterprises by bringing together customised, hands-on automotive training, research, and development in one precinct.

Established in Docklands, ACE is designed to be central and accessible to Victoria’s retail, service, repair, and manufacturing industries.

At ACE, Kangan Institute offers a range of nationally-accredited TAFE qualifications and short courses, This includes light and heavy vehicles to outdoor power equipment, marine mechanics and motorcycles. Specialised training plans are also developed to address unique needs, with flexible learning options including on-site training.

ACE is becoming a key player in the rapidly developing field of automotive technology and is involved in new research and application of improved fuels, engines, and automotive design technology.

Through stronger links between industry and higher education, Kangan Institute is now a leader in industry-leading automotive TAFE courses and practical learning.

Sponsors and Partners

With an established network of automotive industry partners and a strong reputation with employers across Victoria, we develop our automotive TAFE courses to deliver to the needs of industry. This ensures your training is relevant and gives you the practical skills to make you job-ready for the automotive industry.

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Our Partners

Why study with Kangan Institute?

Find a real job

We work closely with our students to connect them to real employers and jobs.

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Study with us and gain a nationally recognised qualification.

Affordable courses

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