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Motor Vehicle Body Repair & Paint Advanced (Level 3)

Bedford Motor Vehicle body FE

Overview

Motor Vehicle Body Repair & Paint Advanced (Level 3)

Offered through the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI), this programme is a continuation from the Motor Vehicle Body Repair & Paint Diploma Level 2 combining classroom based theory and advanced repair procedures.

This Level 3 qualification will cover the technical needs for today’s motor vehicle Body and Paint repair industry, including advanced body repair and welding as well as paint techniques and procedures. It will provide you with essential knowledge for the body repairer/painter working on a wide range of vehicles in all types of garages, dealerships and specialist body repair shops.

Course information

Need to know

Entry requirements

Essential: Motor Vehicle Body Repair & Paint Diploma Level 2

What qualification will I gain?
  • L3 Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair Paint Principles
  • L3 Diploma in Vehicle Accident Body Repair Principles
How will I be assessed?

Your knowledge will be assessed through set practical assessments in a motor vehicle workshop environment, online multiple choice tests and written assignments.

 

 

Course content

What will I study?
  • the preparation and application procedures
  • the diagnosis and rectifying of paint faults
  • working with plastic materials and components
  • preparing metal and pre-painted surfaces
  • establishing paint defects
  • applying topcoats and completing refinishing
  • colour matching
  • removing, replacing and repairing body panels.
  • identifying and rectifying body misalignment.
  • MIG & MAG welding techniques.
  • resistance spot welding operations.
  • the understanding of vehicle construction and materials.

 

Next steps

Career progression:

Paint and body technician.

Additional information

There will be an additional fee of approximately £24 for required clothing and £10 for any trips and visits.

Any questions?

If you would like to find out more about this or other courses, please use our Livechat below, or  contact info@bedfordcollegegroup.ac.uk.

Available Courses
Brunel Road centre
Starts: 11/09/2023
Type: Full Time
Length: 1 year
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
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Fees: 16-18 Yrs: Fully Funded 19+ Yrs: This course could be funded, for more information call us on 0345 658 8990 or use the Livechat below.
Disclaimer

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information on the Website is correct, some details may be subject to change. The Bedford College Group reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient. In the unfortunate situation that we have to cancel a course we will refund your fees in full, but we regret we are not able to offer any refund if you withdraw from your course or fail to start, and you will be liable to pay any outstanding fees that may be due.

Funding Information

All full-time Level 1 and Level 2 courses are now FREE for everyone, whatever their age. If you are looking to study a Level 3 qualification, courses are still free if you’re under 19 or 19-23 and studying your first full Level 3 qualification. If you’re over 23 or studying a second Level 3 qualification, you will need to pay a fee. Find out more on our financial support page at: www.bedfordcollegegroup.co.uk/finance or view the Full-time Fee Flow Chart below.

If you are unsure whether you need to pay or not then please contact our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990.

Full-time Fee Flow Chart

If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. You can also pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable.

Find out more

If you live in any of the following areas and wish to apply for or enrol onto one of our courses, please contact our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990 to check if your course is funded or not (Please note that if your course is not funded then you will pay a higher fee than what is listed, please contact our Customer Contact team for more information):

  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
  • Greater Manchester
  • Greater London
  • Liverpool City Region
  • Tees Valley
  • West of England
  • West Midlands
  • Sheffield
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne
  • Barnsley and Doncaster
  • West Yorkshire
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Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.

 

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support

We are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.

 

Accessibility

We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.

 

Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 to order your copy.