Course overviewVehicle Restoration Level 1 for adults City of Bristol College
Learn how to restore and repair light vehicles and motorcycles.
This short, evening course covers body repair, refinishing and welding.
Who is it for?
This course is for adults aged 19+. You should be interested in restoring or repairing classic and modern vehicles.
What you'll learn
You will work on vehicle components with some theory and relevant health and safety procedures. You will cover aspects of body repair, refinishing and welding.
Body Repair tasks include the following:
- Use of body tools and equipment
- Bare metal repair
- Plastic filler repair
- Metal cutting
- Metal grinding
- Mig welding.
Paint refinishing tasks include the following:
- Use of paint refinishing tools and equipment
- Panel preparation
- Application of foundation coats
- Preparation of foundation coats
- Application of top coats
- Rectification of top coats.
No formal qualifications are necessary.
How is the course delivered and assessed?
You will be given 10 practical assessments based around the Body and Paint aspects of vehicle restoration.
Future career and study opportunities
You could progress to a formal welding qualification accredited by City & Guilds.
There are no additional costs. However, you will be required to bring safety boots and overalls.
To keep our students and staff safe, we’re reducing the number of people in our buildings at one time.
To achieve this, most of our courses will include sessions taught at the college supported by online learning to help you reach your full potential.
Find out more about how we’ve adapted due to COVID-19.
Fees and applications
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|Course Code||Dates||Duration||Days||Hours per week||Start Time||Location||Fee|
|FPE0388A01-1||18/01/2021 - 29/03/2021||10 weeks||Mon||2.00||18:30||Parkway Centre||Enquire|
|FPE0388A01-2||19/04/2021 - 28/06/2021||10 weeks||Mon||2.00||18:30||Parkway Centre||Enquire|