Motor Vehicle

Vehicle Accident Repair (Multi-Skilled) - Level 2 - Full Time
Course Title
Vehicle Accident Repair (Multi-Skilled) - Level 2 - Full Time
Course Code
Mode of Study
Full Time
Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair – Multi – Skilled
Entry Requirements
Level 1 Motor Vehicle and grade 3 GCSE English and maths.
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
Motor vehicle construction and materials
Removing and fitting motor Mechanical, Electrical and Trim (MET) components to vehicles
Applying fillers and foundation materials
Preparing metal and pre-painted surfaces
Repairing minor paint defects
Working with plastic materials and components