Body and Paint (Body Repair) - Apprenticeship
Course Code: WM00003
Study level: Apprenticeship
Next available course:
Level 2 will suit you if you are preparing for or just starting out a career in automotive accident repair and looking to gain or develop relevant knowledge and practical skills in the repair of accident damaged vehicles. Examples of the skills and knowledge you will gain are as follows: how to remove and refit vehicle body panels, panel repair and welding techniques.
There are no mandatory entry requirements.
Applicants must demonstrate a “can do" attitude and have good basic numeracy and literacy skills.
To be an apprentice you need to be working a minimum of 30 hours per week in the related occupation of your chosen apprenticeship and be at least 16 years old. Our Skills Coaches and Careers team can support you with this and we often have a good selection of employers looking to recruit an apprentice.
Teaching and Learning Methods
The Intermediate Apprenticeship is 24 months in duration, dependant on previous experience and achievement. The apprenticeship involves you working in a vehicle body accident repair organisation. The course is a mixture of work based evidence collection, online tests and written question and answer papers.
All evidence is collected and stored on an e-portfolio to allow you to work at your own pace. You will be assessed in the workplace by your subject specialist Skills Coach and College tutor if you attend College (College attendance at employer discretion). You will be required to complete 20% off the job training during your time on programme.
Industry Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
All staff involved in the delivery of any courses within the College are approved to teach and/or assess the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering and/or assessing a given programme are appropriately qualified, with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.
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