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Level 3 Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair Body Competence (QCF) at Doncaster, Rotherham & District Motor Trades GTA Ltd (based at Doncaster & Sheffield)

Course description

A workbased Apprenticeship career that can lead to a level 3 qualification and onto employment as a qualified Body Repair Technician for applicants who successfully complete the course.

Course content

Remove and replace vehicle body panels

Repair vehicle body panels

Rectify vehicle misalignment, use of body jig.

Repair glass reinforced panels and vehicle bodies

Entry requirements

Applicants should expect toobtain orhave GCSEs at grade D or above, in English, Mathematics, Technologyand a Science.But more importantly they must want to pursue a career in the vehicle repair industry. Additional support is given to the selected learners who do not have the required GCSEs to ensure that they are able to progress their qualification.

All selected applicants are interviewed and given an initial assessment to check their suitability for entry onto the programme.


Assessment is by a combination ofproducing portfolio evidence of jobs completed at work. of practical task completed competently, progressive assessments, examination and observation by a qualified Assessor.

Web based assessment by multi-choice questions.

Financial information

For learners on a Modern Apprenticeship programme, training costs are met by the Learning and Skills Council. Apprentices in work placements are paid a training allowance, at present the recommended minimum is 80 per week.

Future opportunities

Career progression to a qualified VehicleBody RepairTechnician.

Further information

This course may be unsuitable for person with asthma.

The course will also include additional qualifications:

The completion of a Diploma in Vehicle Body Repair

Key Skills at level 2 in Communication and Application of Number and ICT at level 1.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Doncaster, Rotherham & District Motor Trades GTA Ltd (based at Doncaster & Sheffield) directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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