Vehicle Body Repair and Paint (Adult) - Level 3

Course Code: EA1FE586

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Start DateLocationDuration
01/09/2020Bispham Campus1 YearApply

Course Overview

If you are at least 19 years old and have already completed a relevant Level 2 qualification, this one year course is ideal for continuing your journey to a rewarding career.

This Level 3 Vehicle Body Repair and Paint course is designed to help you further develop your learning to industry-standards and focuses on meticulous preparation of a range of different surfaces and materials and the application of topcoats to extremely high standards.

Entry Requirements


  • You must be aged at least 19 before the course starts in September
  • You must have successfully completed a relevant Level 2 qualification, or have at least 1 years industry experience
  • You must be able to attend one and a half days per/week

Qualification Obtained

Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair Paint Principles (VRQ)

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

You will be taught by tutors who have a wealth of industry experience and a passion for passing on their skills and experiences. Your tutors will get to know how you learn best and tailor their teaching methods to your needs.

There are opportunities for you to discuss your progress with your Progress Tutor and you will be allocated a team manager to support you through every aspect of your learning and development.

This course is mainly practical-based and is delivered in the following way (hours shown are weekly)…

  • Vehicle Body Repair and Paint Practical (Workshop – 6 hours)
  • Vehicle Body Repair and Paint Theory (Classroom – 3 hours)
  • Independent Study (2 hours)

The environment is supportive and includes regular target setting and reviews.

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

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.

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Regulation and Accreditation

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