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Vehicle Accident Repair Diploma

Level 1

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Key Info

Learning Area   Motor Vehicle
Delivery Mode   Full-time
Duration   1 Year
Course Code   10564-CAM-22

Dates & Locations

Course Type   16-19, Adult
Location   Cornwall College Camborne
Start Date   12/09/2022

Vehicle restoration is a very specialist area, where demand for skilled technicians is high and salaries can be very rewarding. The skills are transferable to other sectors, so you could take your qualification and
move into the boat painting industry, where you could work around the world.

To become a qualified technician you must complete the Level 1 and 2 qualifications. At Level 2 you can choose to specialise in body repair or paint repair. Funding is available for school leavers for three years, so you could choose to do both paint and bodywork courses. We offer full Mechanical, Electrical and Trim (MET) training to provide you with the best start in the workplace.

This one-year introductory course to general accident repair will give you an insight into the various career pathways available.

  What You Will Learn

You will learn essential practical skills that cover basic panel beating and vehicle body repair. You will also start to understand basic paint methods and spraying applications. Supporting this you will also have the chance to build core knowledge of vehicle construction, materials and methods as well as usual workshop health and safety best practice.

  Entry Requirements

GCSEs at grade 4 or above in English and maths or prior experience

  Work Experience

As part of your course you will be required to carry out Work Experience and/or an Industry Placement.


On to the Classic Vehicle Restoration Principles Diploma Level 2.

Careers in this industry :
MET technician
Paint sprayer
Bodyshop technician
Panel beater.
Vehicle estimator
Vehicle prepper
Vehicle restorer




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