Brochure Downloads
Vehicle Accident Paint Refinishing
Level 3

Apprenticeship:

Vehicle Accident Paint Refinishing

Qualification: Level 3

Duration: 15 months

This apprenticeship covers both theory and practical aspects, including:

  • The preparation and application procedures
  • The diagnosis and rectifying of paint faults
  • Working with plastic materials and components
  • Preparing metal and pre-painted surfaces
  • Establishing paint defects
  • Applying topcoats and completing refinishing
  • Colour matching

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 Paint Refinishing
  • 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 Paint Refinishing

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
  • Tools and equipment used in vehicle refinishing
  • Applying fillers and foundation materials
  • Preparing metal and pre-painted surfaces
  • Working with plastic materials and components
  • Establishing paint defects
  • Applying topcoats and completing refinishing operations
  • Vehicle colour matching

Apprenticeship:

Vehicle Accident Paint Refinishing

Qualification: Level 3

Duration: 15 months

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