Accident Repair Paint Diploma Level 1





Awarding Body




About the course

If you are looking for a career in the Body and Paint industry, this course is the ideal starting point.  During the course you will learn a wide range of relevant practical skills in our fully equipped workshops, covering preparation, body repair, and bare metal repairs. These skills will then be backed up with theory sessions in the classroom. It is not all work though, you will be given the opportunity to go on external visits to active workshops. 

Entry Requirements

You must have :

  • 3 GCSEs at E or above, including English and Math or (equivalent) or successful completion of an Entry 3 vocational qualification.
  • Record of achievement showing good attendance and punctuality
  • Personal interview
  • Good communication skills.
  • The motivation and determination to succeed
What will I do on this course?

This programme will provide you with the knowledge and practical training required to get you ready for work. You will learn how to return cars to a roadworthy condition by working on them in our workshops, completing assignment work, group activities, use of internet and self-study. You will complete a number of modules within each qualification to get:

  • C&G Level 1 Diploma
  • Health & Safety

We'll make sure that you have the maths, IT and English skills that employers want.

Who is it for?

This course is aimed at anyone interested in Body and Paint.  You should have the desire to learn and develop practical skills in Body Repair. You will need to be a committed and determined person who wants to succeed and has the ability to work as part of a team.


How Is this course assessed?

For each unit you will be assessed in the following ways :

  • Online assessment
  • Coursework
  • Tests
  • Practical
  • Observations
What could I do next?

What can I do next ?

  • Body Refinishing Level 2
  • Vehicle Repair and Technology (Light Vehicle) IMI Level 1
Additional cost

All tools and equipment are supplied.There may be additional costs for optional or improved equipment or for classroom supplies if you don't choose to supply these yourself.

  • Materials

 You will need an interview for this course 



How old will you be when the course starts?

16-18 19+
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