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Vehicle Accident Body Repair
Level 2

Apprenticeship:

Vehicle Accident Body Repair

Qualification: Level 2

Duration: 24 months

The learning programme involves learners studying both the theory and practical aspects of body repair, including:

  • removing and fitting permanent and non-permanent fixed body panels and components
  • carrying out minor repairs to body panels
  • resistance spot welding

Learners will also gain a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace and other skills associated with working in a garage.

Type of job roles the programme is for

  • MET Technician
  • Paint Technician
  • Body Repair Technician

Qualifications

  • Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Accident Body Repair 
  • Functional Skills in Maths
  • Functional Skills in English

 

Progression opportunities

  • Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Vehicle Body Repair

Core competencies

  • Communication
  • Logical thinking
  • Adaptability
  • Time management
  • Working safely
  • Apply paint effectively to vehicle body

Apprenticeship:

Vehicle Accident Body Repair

Qualification: Level 2

Duration: 24 months

  • New learners are assessed by a Skills Coach to ensure their suitability for the programme.
  • After this, they will complete an initial assessment and scoping to identify areas of improvement, and development goals for the apprenticeship.
  • An apprenticeship induction is then held for new learners, where they will be introduced to the schedule of study.

Modules

  • Health, safety and good housekeeping
  • Supporting job roles in the automotive environment
  • Materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices used in the automotive environment
  • Removing and fitting non-permanently fixed body panels
  • Removing and replacing exterior body panels including permanently fixed components
  • Minor motor vehicle exterior body panel repairs
  • Body metal active gas (MAG) welding techniques
  • Resistance spot welding operations

Apprenticeship:

Vehicle Accident Body Repair

Qualification: Level 2

Duration: 24 months

There is a clear GC Education & Skills career pathway for the apprentice once they've completed the Vehicle Accident Body Repair Level 2 course.