Subsidiary Diploma in Vehicle Paint Repair Level 2





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About the course

If you are looking for a job in Body and Paint industry, then this course could lead to it. The course has been developed to meet the needs of the refinishing industry. You will learn a wide range of relevant practical skills in our fully equipped workshops, working on real cars, backed up with theory sessions.

Entry Requirements

You must have :

  • 4 GCSEs at grades 9-3 including Maths and English or equivalent (L1 Functional Skills)
What will I do on this course?

This programme will build on your previous learning and 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:

  • Repair techniques
  • Health and safety in the automotive environment
  • Automotive paint mixing and application
  • Spray gun set up and techniques
  • Rectification of paint defects
  • Substrate identification
  • Knowledge applying topcoats and lacquers
  • C&G Diploma in Body Refinishing Level 2

These Modules are successfully completed using both Theory and Practical session 50% theory and 50% Practical. There will also be course content that will needs to be completed at home to support your studies.

It is expected that you complete 30 hours of work experience during your studies you must ensure that you organise this. We will support you in looking for this.


Within the course you will learn the English, IT and maths skills that employers want so you are ready for further study or to move into work.

Who is it for?

This course is aimed at 16-18 year old or Adults interested in Body & Paint, or has completed Level 1, or with previous knowledge of B&P. You should have the desire to learn and develop practical skills in refinishing. 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 to apply

You can apply for this course by clicking the ‘apply’ button and completing an application form. Following your application, you will be invited to attend an interview.

How Is this course assessed?

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

  • Online assessments
  • Assignments
  • Tests
  • Practical Assessment in the  workshop observed by your teacher
What could I do next?

What can I do next ?

  • Level 3 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles Heavy or Light
  • Tyre and Exhaust Fitter
  • Paint  Fitter
  • Paint apprenticeship
  • Service Advisor Body Shop
  • Parts Advisor Body Shop
  • Valeter
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


On interview you will be required to bring with you your latest report from School or college and be prepared to take a Mechanical Aptitude test along with English and Maths Assessment



How old will you be when the course starts?

16-18 19+
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