Vehicle Body Repair and Paint (Adult Evening Class) - Level 2

Course Code: EA2FE579


Next available course:

Start DateLocationDuration
04/01/2022Bispham Campus1 YearApply
05/09/2022Bispham Campus1 YearApply
03/01/2023Bispham Campus1 YearApply

Course Overview

Course timetable

Duration: 1 evening a week
Day/s of week: Wednesday  
Time: 6.00pm - 9.00pm
Indicative Delivery: 100% On-site at the ATC, Bispham Campus

If you are at least 19 years old, looking for a career in the automotive industry, or have a keen interest in learning the skills of this rewarding trade, this one year course is ideal for you.

This Vehicle Body Repair and Paint course is designed to provide you with an insight into life as a Vehicle Body Repair or Paint Technician and to help you develop the industry-standard knowledge and skills required.

This Level 2 Vehicle Body Repair and Paint course is mainly practical-based, with training taking place in our £10 million Advanced Technology Centre.

Entry Requirements


  • You must be aged at least 19 before the course starts in September
  • You must be able to attend one evening per/week

Qualification Obtained

Subsidiary Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair Paint Technology (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 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 you will spend most of your time developing knowledge and skills in our state-of-the-art automotive workshops.

There will be occasions where your tutor will deliver sessions in the classroom to help strengthen your knowledge and to prepare you for theory assessments (online tests).

Typical practical / theory split is…

  • Vehicle Body Repair and Paint Practical (Workshop – 98 hours)
  • Vehicle Body Repair and Paint Theory (Classroom – 24 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.

Tuition Fees

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

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Council for Independent Education
European Social Fund
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