Vehicle Paintwork Repair

New College Lanarkshire is proud of its state-of-the- art automotive training facility, combining the latest technology and equipment with excellence in training delivery. Our day release ‘off-the-job’ Vehicle Body Repair and Alignment Training programme in conjunction with our ‘on-the-job’ workplace training programme combines to produce a well-rounded, technically competent Automotive Professional at the end of the Modern Apprenticeships programme.
3 - 3.5 yrs Motherwell Campus Starting from: Contact us for details
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Course Information


01 What the student receives
  • Level 2 VRQ Technical Certificate in Vehicle Paintwork Repair
  • Level 3 VRQ Technical Certificate in Vehicle Paintwork Repair
  • Level 3 S/NVQ Certificate in Vehicle Paintwork Repair
  • Core/Key Skills Qualifications
  • IMI Sector Skills Council Modern Apprenticeships Completion Certificate
02 What’s covered

During the course of the programme apprentices will gain the knowledge and skills required to help them become competent technicians in the workplace. Topics covered begin with workplace safety, preparing metal and pre painted surfaces, applying fillers, repair minor paint defects, spot repairs, edge to edge repair, mix and match colours and advanced colour matching.

03 Career Prospects on completion

Completion of the apprenticeship could lead to progressing towards Senior Paint Technician, Bodyshop Supervisor, or Bodyshop Manager.

04 Entry Requirements

Candidates must be employed within the automotive repair industry and working in the area of vehicle paintwork repair.

We advise candidates have an SCQF level 4 in English, Maths and a science subject.

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apprenticeships@nclan.ac.uk