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Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair (Paint)

This course builds upon the knowledge and skills previously gained at level 1.

You'll be learning how to prepare metals and other surfaces for repair and discovering how to apply fillers and foundation materials to vehicles before going onto repair paint defects.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

The course will start in September and will take one year to complete.

What will I study?

  • Repair Techniques
  • Health and safety in the Automotive Environment
  • Automotive paint mixing and application
  • Spray gun set up and techniques
  • Rectification of paint defects
  • Substrate identification
  • Knowledge applying topcoats and lacquers

How is it assessed?

You'll be assessed in a motor vehicle workshop environment, completing practical and written assessments and online multiple choice tests, in addition to e-portfolio building.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

You should have GCSEs at grade C in maths and English, although we may accept grade D if you also have a grade C in IT.

English and maths forms an important part of your future, ensuring you achieve the best success in your chosen career. But don't worry, if you haven't got the desired grades, we will still have a course available for you.

What are the course fees?

If you are a school leaver, aged 16-18, (under the age of 19 on or before 31st August 2017), you do not pay tuition fees or examination and registration fees and may be eligible for additional support depending on your financial situation. For more information, please click here.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

Once you've completed this course, you'll be ready to start your career in vehicle body and paint repair.

You may choose to further your skills and knowledge on a level 3 course, or progress onto an apprenticeship.

Ref: John Sheron

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Level 1 Diploma in Automotive Body Repair
"My goal is to become a full-time paint technician in the industry."
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Why study Motor Vehicle with us?

Future Prospects

70% of our motor vehicle students have successfully progressed into full-time employment.

Automotive Hub

We offer MOTs, car services, body repairs, paintless dent removal and smart repairs to the public.

Employer Links

Strong links with local automotive businesses, helping you to secure work experience and employment.

E-Portfolio

E-portfolio allows you to submit your work online and receive efficient feedback from tutors.

Earn and Learn

You can progress onto an apprenticeship to earn while you learn.

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