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Vehicle Accident Body Repair
Level 3

Apprenticeship:

Vehicle Accident Body Repair

Qualification: Level 3

Duration: 15 months

The learning programme involves theory and practical aspects, including:

  • removing, replacing and repairing body panels
  • identifying and rectifying body misalignment
  • MIG & MAG welding techniques
  • resistance spot welding operations
  • the understanding of vehicle construction and materials

Learners 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 3 Diploma in Vehicle Accident Body Repair 
  • Functional Skills in Maths
  • Functional Skills in English

 

Progression opportunities

  • Supervisory or management qualification

Core competencies

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

Apprenticeship:

Vehicle Accident Body Repair

Qualification: Level 3

Duration: 15 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
  • Removing and replacing structural motor vehicle body panels
  • Motor vehicle body panel major repairs
  • Identifying and rectifying motor vehicle body misalignment
  • Motor vehicle body metal active gas (MAG) welding techniques
  • Motor vehicle body resistance spot welding operations
  • Motor vehicle construction and materials

Apprenticeship:

Vehicle Accident Body Repair

Qualification: Level 3

Duration: 15 months

There is a clear GC Education & Skills career pathway for the apprentice once they've completed the Vehicle Accident Body Repair Level 3 course.