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Automotive Pre-Apprenticeship (Paint and Repair) at The Growth Company (formerly The Skills Company)

Course description

The automotive paint and repair pre-apprenticeship is an ideal hands-on course to prepare young people for intermediate and advanced apprenticeships in vehicle accident paint repair.

Learners will also gain a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace and other skills associated with working in a garage.

Successful learners can progress onto a vehicle paint repair apprenticeship, followed by permanent employment as a paint technician, then progression to a panel technician, senior mechanical technician or owning own business.

Course details:

Where: The course is based in Trafford Park and you will achieve a level 2 diploma in vehicle accident repair paint principles

Duration: 32 weeks (3 days per week)

Course content

Learners will cover topics that include:

  • Basic repair and preparation procedures
  • Preparing metal and pre-painted surfaces
  • Preparing and applying fillers and foundation materials to vehicles
  • Repairing minor paint defects

Entry requirements

Eligibility: Discussed at interview 

Financial information

You will receive an allowance of up to £10 per week. There may be additional bursaries that you can apply for. 

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: 07 February 2019
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