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Accident Repair Paint Principles (VRQ) - Level 1 Diploma (Full Time) at Newcastle College

Course description

This programme is ideal if you are a newcomer to Motor Vehicle Industry which combines practical hands on training with a qualification.

Course content

You will study:

  • Working Safely & Effectively
  • Vehicle Paint Application
  • Vehicle Paint Materials
  • Vehicle Paint Equipment
  • Vehicle Preparation
  • Technical Information

All students also study the following Functional Skills subjects:

  • Communication
  • Application of number
  • Information technology

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, but you will be required to attend an interview which will include a diagnostic test and you will also need to complete an satisfactory induction period.

If English is not your first language, you will also need an IELTS score of 5.0 or above


Assessment for this award is a combination of Practical Assessments and a multiple choice on-line examination.

Future opportunities

You could progress to an IMIAL Level 2 Diploma in Accident Repair Paint Principles or gain employment within the Paint Repair Industry with an Apprenticeship.

You could gain employment within the Motor Vehicle industry

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 18 April 2016
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