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Body Repair and Paint Apprenticeship Level 2 at Malvern Hills College

Course description

Introduction to the refinish trade. Learn about and use the tools and workshop equipment in a real bodyshop environment. Prep cars for painting using body filler and primer. Students must have a work placement. The emphasis is on knowledge delivery in College and practical competence assessed in the workplace.

Course content

What’s involved?

You will study a variety of units relating to body and paint including:

  • Health and safety
  • Supporting job roles in the automotive environment
  • Removal and replacement procedures
  • Skills in tool use
  • Applying fillers and foundation materials
  • Repairing metals and pre-painted surfaces
  • Repairing minor paint defects
How will I be studying?

The vehicle repair facilities include a new workshop with fully functional ventilated spray booths, paint mixing area, repair areas for body repairs, welding facilities and all other dedicated equipment necessary for repairing a vehicle’s body work.

Entry requirements

The Apprenticeship programme is for young people between the ages of 16 and 24 who wish to pursue a career in the vehicle body repair industry. You will need to have grades C-G in English, Maths and ICT.

Future opportunities

On successful completion of the course you can move on to the Level 3 Apprenticeship or employment.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Malvern Hills College directly.

Last updated date: 05 August 2016

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    • The Evesham campus is a short walk from Evesham town centre. It is well placed for bus links from the surroundings area.

      The campus has...

      ·         A state of the art motor vehicle workshops

      ·         New hair & beauty training salons called PURE - Hair, Beauty & Relaxation, which are also open to the public

      ·         Training rooms for public services and construction

      ·         A dedicated health and childcare teaching area

      ·         Fully equipped IT facilities and media suite

      ·         A new photographic studio

      ·         An Energy Training Centre

      ·         Indoor and outdoor animal care facilities

      We also have a well equipped Learning Resources Centre and an excellent refreshment and relaxation area in The Hub, which includes a Costa Coffee Shop.