Course Code: EN00100 Vehicle Damage Paint Technician - Advanced Apprenticeship Next course dates Start dateLocationDuration / Fees Anytime Employer's Premises / £0 Apply now Anytime Employer's Premises / £0 Apply now Overview Is this course for me? What will I learn? Key information Where could this course take me? Course Summary A Vehicle Damage Paint Technician works in the vehicle body repair sector of the motor industry. The role is to prepare, spray and finish vehicles that have been involved in collisions. The vehicles can include Cars/Light Commercial Vehicles. This includes ensuring correct colour match and final finish to the company and customers exacting standards. , Entry Requirements Individual employers will set their own selection criteria for applicants. In order to optimise success, typical applicants will display a good attitude, a positive approach to learning & development and a high level of ambition. Apprentices without Level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end-point assessment. Learning and Teaching Methods You will be required to attend block release in the college in our workrooms through delivery from experienced tutors and guest professionals (usually 1 week per month depending on your employer) to receive the underpinning knowledge elements of the course. Units include: Automotive refinishing materials such as paint and fillers and their application techniques to deliver quality results. Drying and curing techniques use in the finishing of vehicles. Body Paint Repair tools, equipment and devices used in the process e.g. mixing systems, spray guns and nozzles, paint. Substrates such as metal (Steel/Alloy) along with carbon fibre & glass reinforced plastic to select the correct refinish process and materials. Safe handling and risks in the management of solvents, high voltage components, conventional and alternate fuelled vehicles and other areas of significant risk. Calculation / estimation of paint volume requirements per job. Health & Safety and compliance requirements of a collision repair business, such as control of substances. Understanding causes for paint defects to reduce waste and the techniques required to prevent these e.g. paint runs. The impact of rework on resources and reputation. Quality control process and the implications of poor quality repairs. Expert Tutors All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice. Other Costs and Equipment Needed Learners will need to wear overalls, steel toe capped boots and any other PPE required for the role. Terms and Conditions Read our full terms and conditions. Career Options and Progression On successful completion of this you are prepared for a career in the automotive sector as a specialist Paint Technician.