Motor Vehicle

Level 2 Diploma Motor Vehicle Body and Paint Full Time
Course Title
Level 2 Diploma Motor Vehicle Body and Paint Full Time
Course Code
Mode of Study
Number of Weeks
Entry Requirements
D (or 3) in GCSE English and maths and Level 1 Body and Repair.
Leads on to
Upon achieving this qualification, learners can progress onto further training and education at Level 3 in automotive and engineering subjects (including apprenticeship) or to a job role in the Vehicle Accident Repair sector.
Additional Information
As a student at Barnfield College, you’ll benefit from professional links with the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) as well as major employers so you’ll be in the know regarding current industry changes.
This course covers technical needs for basic Body and Paint repair techniques and procedures. It provides essential knowledge and skills for the body repairer working on a wide range of vehicles in all types of garages, dealerships and specialist body repair shops. The learning programme involves learners studying both the theory and practical aspects, including removing and fitting permanent and non-permanent fixed body panels and components, carrying out minor repairs to body panels and resistance spot welding, preparing metal and pre-painted surfaces, preparing and applying fillers and foundation materials to vehicles also repairing minor paint defects. 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. You will learn: Health, safety and housekeeping in the Automotive environment Supporting job roles in the Automotive environment Materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices used in the Automotive environment Removing and fitting non-permanently fixed motor vehicle body panels Removing and replacing exterior motor vehicle body panels including permanently fixed components Carrying out minor motor vehicle exterior body panel repairs Motor vehicle body Metal Active Gas (MAG) welding techniques Motor vehicle body resistance spot welding operations