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