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Body Repair and Paint Level 3 Diploma at Warwickshire College Group

Course description

This is a follow-on course from the Level 2 course. Students will learn to colour match and apply topcoat to vehicles and also learn about refinishing plastics.

Course content

  • Working with plastic materials and components
  • Establishing paint defects
  • Applying top coats and completing refinishing operations
  • Vehicle colour matching

Entry requirements

You will need to have a recognised current full Level 2 Body Repair and Paint Certificate/Diploma or equivalent, or proven trade experience with evidence of training.

English and maths qualifications are vitally important for future employers and universities, so the government has made it a priority for students to improve these skills.

Entry Level / Level 1 and Level 2: We’re here to help you on your journey, so if you do not achieve grade A*-C in GCSE English and/or maths, then you will study English and/or maths as part of your college course.

Students who achieve a D grade will be placed on the relevant GCSE programme, while students who achieve an E or below will be assessed to ensure they are placed on the right study programme for their ability.

Level 3 programmes: You will need to meet the course entry requirements specified on the course information above. For the majority of our Level 3 courses, students will need grade A*-C in GCSE English and/or maths. If this is not specified in the course entry requirement, then you may be able to study English and/or maths as part of your college course.


Continual assessment throughout the course/ written assignments/ online tests/ practical assessments are undertaken.

Future opportunities

On successful completion of the Level 3 course you can progress into employment within the Vehicle Repair industry. Level 3 is a valuable qualification for those wishing to progress into a management role in the future.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Warwickshire College Group directly.

Last updated date: 19 January 2017
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