• automotive 01
  • automotive 02
  • automotive 03
  • automotive 04
  • automotive 06
  • automotive 07
  • automotive 08
  • automotive 09

Overview

This course will further your knowledge of body repair and industry. You will develop your knowledge of body repair principles and refinishing procedures and practice the required skills in our workshops. You'll gain basic skills including removing and replacing panels, preparing vehicles, refinishing methods and paint application.

Course description

Learning in our state of the art workshops, with expert tutors, this qualification will put you on the path to your career in vehicle body repair and paint refinishing.

With growing industry demand, there has never been a better time to embark on a career in this area, and with progression to further training or employment both within reach, the opportunities really are endless.

Here at South and City College Birmingham, we deliver both the diploma in body repair and paint refinishing alongside one another, both in one year, which will enable you to progress into employment or further training a whole year earlier.

What areas will I study?

  • Tools and equipment used in the body repair environment
  • Repairing minor paint defect, alongside accident repair
  • Motor vehicle construction and materials
  • Removing and replacing exterior motor vehicle body panels

Student Comments

"I studied the Level 2 Diploma last year and am now working towards my Level 3. The tutors at Level 2 were really supportive, and I'm already working part time in the industry thanks to the technical knowledge and skills that I gained at Level 2"

Former Level 2 diploma student.

Course options

Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 September 2022, Duration: 1 Academic year - 1 Academic year Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 September 2022, Duration: 1 Academic year £1500.00 Exam Fee:£91 1 Academic year In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ September 2022, Duration: 1 Academic year Please contact the college for fee information 1 Academic year In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.