Whether it is accident repair, modification or bespoke paintwork, the Level 3 Diploma in Accident Repair and Paint Refinishing could be the course for you. With increasing demand for body and paint technicians in the automotive industry, this qualification will equip you with all the knowledge and skills that you need to get your career off the ground. Unlike many other providers, at South and City College Birmingham you will study for both body repair and paint refinishing in the same academic year, giving you a fast track into your career. With state of the art workshops and outstanding facilities, our expert tutors will guide you through everything you need to know about the automotive body and paint industry.
Your practical ability and your theoretical knowledge will be assessed through practical observations and Online, multiple choice assessments.
The following are just a selection of key areas that you will cover:
• Preparing metal work and pre-painted surfaces
• Repairing paint defects, as well as colour match
• Metallic and pearl effect
• Plastic and spot repairs
• Repairing and replacing large body panels
• Major body panel repairs
• Identifying and rectifying motor vehicle body misalignment
You will have already completed a Level 2 Diploma in Accident Repair Body and Paint Principles to be able to enrol on this course.
You will be qualified in both disciplines of Body Repair and Paint Refinishing which will make you more attractive to employers. Your next step would be to progress into employment working within the automotive industry working for a leading employer in Accident Repair or venture off on your own, running your own workshop.
This course is part of the government funded Lifelong Learning Guarantee and is available free of charge to adult learners aged 19+ without a first full level 3 qualification.
See the West Midlands Combined Authority website for full eligibility criteria here.
Please contact our admissions team for the cost if you do not meet the criteria and we will confirm the fee.