What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?
This Intermediate Apprenticeship offers a practical approach for those looking for a career in the Automotive body repair and/or refinishing industry working with vehicles that have been damaged in accidents or need repairing. Apprentices will use a brand new electronic Car-O-Liner jig and inverter welding machine and benefit from strong links with our employers.
What topics will I study?
Apprentices will be working towards achievement of the following:
• Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair - Body Repair
• Level 2 VRQ and VCQ in Vehicle Accident Repair - Body Repair
• Employee Rights and Responsibilities
• Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
• Functional Skills in ICT, English and Maths (where applicable)
Topics will include:
What experiences will I get?
You will work on our fleet of up-to-date vehicles including a Smart car and Nissan Leaf.
What are the entry requirements?
Learners ideally need to have Maths, English and ICT GCSE at Grades 9-3 (A to D).
What facilities are there?
To find out about travel options to the Technology Centre click here.
What can the course lead on to?
On successful completion of Level 2, you may progress to the Advanced Apprenticeship.
Are there any additional costs?
You will need safety boots, overalls and recommended text books and an air fed mask if on Body or paint programmes (can be supplied through the college at a very reasonable cost).
What support can I get?
You will have a dedicated Skills Officer who you can contact at any time. They will visit you in the workplace every 10 weeks to carry out a progress review with you and your employer.
What will this training cost me?
This can vary depending on the age of the Apprentice and the size of an organisation. Please contact a Training and Recruitment Advisor on 01392 400800 for more information.