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Vehicle Accident Repair and Paint Principles Level 2 Diploma at Goldwyn 6th Form College

Course description

This Level 2 Diploma covers the technical needs for basic repair and preparation procedures. It provides essential knowledge and skills for vehicle body repair and paint operators, working on wide rangeof vehicles, in all types of garages, dealerships and specialist body and paint businesses.

Course content

This course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and practical skills to enable you to carry out basic body repairs and refinishing procedures to light vehicles in a realistic working environment of our well equipped automotive workshops.

- health and safety for the vehicle technician
- vehicle refinishing techniques (priming, sanding, colour and clear coat finishes)
- vehicle panel repair (hammer and dolly techniques, filling, sanding and panel replacement)
- you will work in our workshops, preparing and painting real vehicles and sample work.
- vehicle panel preparation (sanding, cleaning, masking)

Entry requirements

Successfully completed Level 1 Diploma in Automotive Body Repair and Refinishing. Three GCSEs grades C- D or above, plus a positive record of achievement/ progress files.


The course has a practical approach to assessment and includes visual questioning techniques, oral examination and practical assessments carried out in our workshops.

Future opportunities

This qualification will give you the opportunity to work in the motor industry as an apprentice vehicle body/ refinisher technician and progress onto the Level 3 Diploma in the same area. Advice on opportunities will be available from our guidance advice team during your course.

On successful completion of this course, you could go on to work in all types of garages, dealerships and maintenance depots as a vehicle body/refinisher technician.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 20 September 2017

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