Motor Vehicle Body and Paint (Body Repair)

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Qualification type: Intermediate Apprenticeship
Level: Level 2
Awarding body C&G
Academic year: 2018/2019
Start date Various
Duration 12-18 months
Location: Darlington College
Attendance: Apprenticeship

Course overview

If you are interested in working with cars and vehicles, then this Apprenticeship could be ideal for you.

Vehicle body repair technicians specialise in repairing or replacing damaged panels from vehicles that may have been involved in an accident - you make work on one specialist area of the vehicle or complete the whole repair.

Duties may include:

•Assessing the level of damage and making decisions to repair or replace panels

•Repairing chassis and panels

•Removing damaged panels

•Keeping logs of work carried out and informing the customer of any additional work that may be needed


Entry requirements

For Level 2 Apprenticeships you need to have 4 GCSEs at grades D-E including GCSE maths and English.

You will be required to attend an interview at the college for all courses and Apprenticeships and we will request a school or college report.

How to enquire/apply

To apply for this course please click the apply button and complete the online application form. If you have any queries with regards to your application or would like further information and support please contact us on 01325 503030.

Studying and learning

You will attend college on day release basis and also be assessed in the workplace. If you do not have a grade C or above in maths and English then you will be able to work towards this as part of your Apprenticeship.

How will I be assessed

You will be assessed in the workplace whilst carrying out various duties related to vehicle repairs. This will include on and off the job training. You may complete tests/exams and prepare a portfolio of work.

What next

You could progress into industry to work as a Vehicle Body Technician.

Information, advice and support

Darlington College offers a wide range of support including careers guidance, financial assistance, additional learning support, childcare and many more. For more information on any aspect of student support contact the Student Services Team on 01325 503030 and they will direct your call to the appropriate college support team.

What if I need support?

Here at the college we have outstanding support. Our support staff are dedicated to providing you with all the help and guidance you may need throughout your college journey.

You might need help and advice on a wide range of issues such as childcare, counselling and additional learning support. For more information on any aspect of student support contact the Course and Information Team, who will direct your call to the appropriate member of the college support team, call: 01325 503030.

Enquiry Form

If you have any questions about this course, send us a message using the form below.

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