Vehicle Body Spray Painting - Level 6

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This qualification covers the technical needs for today’s motor vehicle painting/refinishing industry, including preparation, mixing and application procedures and the diagnosis and rectifying of paint faults. It provides essential knowledge for vehicle body and paint operators working on a wide range of vehicles in all types of garages and specialist body and paint businesses.

The qualification is recognised by the Sector Skills Council as a VRQ/Technical Certificate and can be used as knowledge evidence in a related Modern Apprenticeship programme.


SCQF Level 5 qualification in a related subject area or relevant experience.


The programme involves studying both the underpinning knowledge and practical aspects of:

  • Carrying Out Complete Refinishing Operations
  • Mixing and Matching Paint Colours
  • Identifying and Rectifying Paint Defects and Faults.