Motor Vehicle

Vehicle Accident Repair (Multi-Skilled) - Level 3 - Full Time
Course Title
Vehicle Accident Repair (Multi-Skilled) - Level 3 - Full Time
Course Code
Mode of Study
Full Time
Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair – Multi-Skilled
Entry Requirements
Level 2 Vehicle Accident Repair (Multi-Skilled) and grade 4 in GCSE English and maths
Leads on to
Upon achieving this qualification, learners can progress onto further training and education at Level 4 in automotive and engineering subjects (including apprenticeship) or on 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 qualification supports learners to gain key knowledge and skills required by Vehicle Accident Repair employers, specialising in multiple repair areas, such as MET (Mechanical Electrical Trim), paint and body repairs. And with a mandatory requirement for employer engagement, learners get the opportunity to experience the real workplace environment. Working on a wide range of vehicles in all types of garages, dealerships and specialist accident repair businesses, the learning programme involves theory and practical aspects, including removing, replacing and repairing body panels. MIG & MAG welding techniques, resistance spot welding operations and the understanding of vehicle construction and materials, working with plastic materials and components, preparing metal and pre-painted surfaces, establishing paint defects, applying topcoats and completing refinishing colour matching. Learners 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:
Motor vehicle customer service
Plan, prepare, carry out and report
Remove and replace structural Automotive body panels
Applying topcoats and refinishing operations
Vehicle Electronic Systems and components
Welding techniques
Automotive body resistance spot welding
Working with plastic materials and components
Diagnose and rectify paint defects