Course overview

Vehicle Restoration City of Bristol College

Learn how to restore and repair light vehicles and motorcycles.

This short, evening course covers body repair, refinishing and welding.

Additional information

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.

Entry requirements

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.

Additional costs

There are no additional costs. However, you will be required to bring safety boots and overalls.

Fees and applications

Please hover over the ‘i’ button to find out more about course fees and applications.

Vehicle Restoration Parkway Centre
Bristol
Course Code
FPE0388A01-1
Dates
20/01/2020 - 30/03/2020
Duration
10 weeks
Days
Mon
Hours per week
2.00
Start Time
18:30
Location
Parkway Centre
Fee
This course costs £425. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
Vehicle Restoration Parkway Centre
Bristol
Course Code
FPE0388A01-1
Dates
18/01/2021 - 29/03/2021
Duration
10 weeks
Days
Mon
Hours per week
2.00
Start Time
18:30
Location
Parkway Centre
Fee
This course is still in its planning phase; course details - including fee information - are subject to change. In June, course details will be finalised and enrolment will open.
Vehicle Restoration Parkway Centre
Bristol
Course Code
FPE0388A01-2
Dates
19/04/2021 - 28/06/2021
Duration
10 weeks
Days
Mon
Hours per week
2.00
Start Time
18:30
Location
Parkway Centre
Fee
This course is still in its planning phase; course details - including fee information - are subject to change. In June, course details will be finalised and enrolment will open.
Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
FPE0388A01-1 20/01/2020 - 30/03/2020 10 weeks Mon 2.00 18:30 Parkway Centre
This course costs £425. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
FPE0388A01-1 18/01/2021 - 29/03/2021 10 weeks Mon 2.00 18:30 Parkway Centre
This course is still in its planning phase; course details - including fee information - are subject to change. In June, course details will be finalised and enrolment will open.
FPE0388A01-2 19/04/2021 - 28/06/2021 10 weeks Mon 2.00 18:30 Parkway Centre
This course is still in its planning phase; course details - including fee information - are subject to change. In June, course details will be finalised and enrolment will open.