Body and Paint (Body Repair) - Apprenticeship

Course Code: WM00003

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Course Overview

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.

Entry Requirements

There are no mandatory entry requirements for this Apprenticeship framework. However, employers are looking to attract applicants who have a keen interest in vehicle accident repair (body). Applicants must demonstrate a “can do" attitude and have at least basic numeracy and literacy skills on which the Apprenticeship will build.

You will be invited to attend an interview with the related curriculum area to give advice and guidance about the job role and qualification. You will be required to undertake initial assessments in Maths and English.

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.

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

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

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Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of apprenticeships within the College are approved to train and support the students in the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified, with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

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